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seed

seed

 
pronunciation:
sid
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: seed, seeds
definition 1: the small part of a flowering plant that grows into a new plant.
We planted seeds in the garden.
 
synonyms:
root, source
similar words:
basis, bulb, cause, embryo, germ, grain, kernel, nucleus, origin, pit, tuber
definition 2: such parts as a group.
We planted grass seed on our new yard.
similar words:
grain
definition 3: a source or beginning of something.
The new leader planted seeds of hope with his first speech.
similar words:
root, source
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: seeded, seeding, seeds
definition 1: to sow with seed.
The farmer seeded the field with corn.
synonyms:
plant
definition 2: to remove seeds from.
She seeded the melon before she ate it.
synonyms:
pit
similar words:
core
derivations: seedless (adj.), seedlike (adj.)
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