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seed

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of seed

  1. 1 the source from which something grows or develops <ancient Greece provided the seed for much of Western civilization's political and philosophical thought> Synonyms fountainhead, germ, origin, root, seedbed Related Words font, fountain, spring, well, wellhead, wellspring; beginning, birth, commencement, dawn, genesis, inception, incipiency, launch, morning, onset, outset, start, threshold; creation, inauguration, origination

  2. 2 the descendants of a person, animal, or plant <the famous stallion's seed can be found on racetracks all over the world> Synonyms fruit, get, issue, posterity, progeny, offspring, spawnRelated Words brood, hatch, litter, young; child, scion; family, kin; lineage, stockNear Antonyms ancestor, antecedent, father, forebear (also forbear), forebearer, forefather, grandfather, parent, primogenitor, progenitor




seed

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of seed

  1. to put or set into the ground to grow <seeded grass in the backyard> Synonyms drill, put in, plant, sowRelated Words bed; replant, transplant; broadcast, scatter; pot; overseed, reseedNear Antonyms gather, harvest, reap




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