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1. sow

verb. ['ˈsaʊ, ˈsoʊ'] place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth.

Synonyms

  • place
  • inseminate
  • sow in
  • broadcast
  • seed
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • desynchronise
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • ascend

Etymology

  • sawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sugu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Sow

  • genego
  • taekwondo
  • tourtelot
  • pinsoneault
  • ex-voto
  • undergo
  • tondreau
  • tallyho
  • overflow
  • lambreau
  • jandreau
  • hwang-ho
  • guandjo
  • gendreau
  • cointreau
  • celo
  • cabo
  • brancheau
  • blincoe
  • apropos
  • vigneault
  • vigneau
  • van-gogh
  • tyo
  • truffaut
  • trudeau
  • therriault
  • theriault
  • tetreault
  • tableaux

How do you pronounce sow?

Pronounce sow as soʊ.

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Sentences with sow


1. Noun, singular or mass
When a sow gives birth to her young, she should be fed a special lactation feed.

2. Verb, past participle
Start the beans indoors in April or sow directly in the pot outside in May.

3. Verb, base form
Callaloo will grow better if you are able to sow it directly in the garden.

Quotes about sow


1. Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
- Francis of Assisi

2. Wild oats will get sown some time, and one of the arts of life is to sow them at the right time.
- Richard Le Gallienne

3. Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
- Henri Nouwen

2. sow

verb. ['ˈsaʊ, ˈsoʊ'] introduce into an environment.

Synonyms

  • pass around
  • distribute
  • circularise
  • broadcast
  • circularize
  • circulate
  • diffuse
  • spread
  • disperse
  • propagate

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • sawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sugu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sow

verb. ['ˈsaʊ, ˈsoʊ'] place seeds in or on (the ground).

Synonyms

  • seed
  • inseminate

Antonyms

  • moving
  • unsettled
  • unready

Etymology

  • sawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sugu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sow

noun. ['ˈsaʊ, ˈsoʊ'] an adult female hog.

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • sawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sugu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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