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sow1

sow1

 
 
pronunciation:
so
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sows, sowing, sowed, sown
definition 1: to plant or scatter (seeds) in or over the ground.
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similar words:
broadcast
definition 2: to plant or scatter seeds in or over (a garden row, field, or the like).
similar words:
seed
definition 3: to introduce or set in motion; disseminate; propagate.
Who sowed that rumor?
similar words:
broadcast
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to plant or scatter seeds in or over the ground.
You can't harvest unless you sow.
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derivations: sowable (adj.), sower (n.)
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The words sow1, sew, and so sound alike but have different meanings.
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