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English noun: sow

1. sow (animal) an adult female hog

Broader (hypernym)swine

English verb: sow

1. sow (contact) place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

SamplesShe sowed sunflower seeds.

ExamplesThey sow rye in the field


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

Narrower (hyponym)broadcast, inseminate, scatter, sow, sow in

Verb groupinseminate, sow, sow in

Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry

2. sow (communication) introduce into an environment

SamplesSow suspicion or beliefs.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, pass around, propagate, spread

3. sow (contact) place seeds in or on (the ground)

SamplesSow the ground with sunflower seeds.

ExamplesThey sow the field with rye

Synonymsinseminate, sow in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)seed, sow

Verb groupseed, sow

Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry

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