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English verb: inseminate

1. inseminate (contact) place seeds in or on (the ground)

SamplesSow the ground with sunflower seeds.

ExamplesThey inseminate the field with rye

Synonymssow, sow in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)seed, sow

Verb groupseed, sow

Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry

2. inseminate (body) introduce semen into (a female)

Synonymsfecundate, fertilise, fertilize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)bang up, cross-fertilise, cross-fertilize, cross-pollinate, impregnate, impregnate, knock up, pollenate, pollinate, prang up, stratify

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