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go to seed

Definition of go to seed

  1. 1 :  to produce seeds <The flowers will go to seed and spread.>

  2. 2 :  to become less attractive, effective, etc., because of age or lack of care <He let himself go to seed after he lost his job.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

seedplay
  1. :  the grains or ripened ovules of plants used for sowing

    :  the fertilized ripened ovule of a flowering plant containing an embryo and capable normally of germination to produce a new plant

    :  a propagative plant structure (as a spore or small dry fruit)

  1. :  to bear or shed seed

    :  to sow seed :  plant

    :  to plant seeds in :  sow


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