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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.8 / 5 votes

  1. sow

    We set or set out slips, cuttings, young trees, etc., tho we may also be said to plant them; we plant corn, potatoes, etc., which we put in definite places, as in hills, with some care; we sow wheat or other small grains and seeds which are scattered in the process. Tho by modern agricultural machinery the smaller grains are almost as precisely planted as corn, the old word for broadcast scattering is retained. Land is seeded or seeded down to grass.

    plant, seed, seed down, set, set out

    eradicate, extirpate, root up, uproot, weed out

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sowverb

    scatter, disseminate, plant, strew

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 4 votes

  1. sowverb

    an adult female hog

  2. sow, seedverb

    place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

    "She sowed sunflower seeds"

    inseminate, sow in, seed

  3. sowverb

    introduce into an environment

    "sow suspicion or beliefs"

    inseminate, sow in, seed

  4. inseminate, sow, sow inverb

    place seeds in or on (the ground)

    "sow the ground with sunflower seeds"

    inseminate, fecundate, sow in, seed, fertilise, fertilize

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sownoun

    hog (female), pig, swine

  2. sowverb

    scatter, strew, spread

  3. sowverb

    disseminate, disperse, propagate, spread abroad

  4. sowverb

    plant, put seed in

  5. sowverb

    besprinkle, scatter over

  6. sowverb

    plant, scatter seed, put in seed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. sowverb

    propagate, disseminate, scatter, plant

PPDB, the paraphrase database3.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "sow":

    porker, tle, sows, wbs, outrun, pig, dt, wreak, teq, edt

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How to use sow in a sentence?

  1. Miriam Baer:

    For the defense, this is an opportunity for the jury to meet the' real' Elizabeth Holmes, if Holmes paints Elizabeth Holmes as a' big ideas' innovator who happened to be unaware of the company's failures or misstatements, Elizabeth Holmes can help Elizabeth Holmes case -- or at least sow doubt among several jurors.

  2. Oleksandr Havriluk from his mission:

    I was afraid, but I have to sow.

  3. David Weinstein:

    There is no reason to give the defense anything to work with that can sow the seeds of reasonable doubt.

  4. Narayan Patil:

    I can sow crops once again when we get rains, but I don't have money to buy seeds.

  5. Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde:

    Agitators are a set of interfering, meddling people, who come down to some perfectly contented class of the community and sow the seeds of discontent amongst them. That is the reason why agitators are so absolutely necessary. Without them, in our incomplete state, there would be no advance towards civilisation.

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