re·​seed | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈsēd How to pronounce reseed (audio) \
reseeded; reseeding; reseeds

Definition of reseed

transitive verb

1 : to sow seed on again or anew
2 : to maintain (itself) by self-sown seed

intransitive verb

: to maintain itself by self-sown seed

Examples of reseed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its panels are assembled using wafers and cells from abroad, but the company aims to help reseed a domestic supply chain so that every component of a solar panel can be made in America. Evan Halper, Washington Post, 30 July 2022 Some annuals, too, reseed freely in less than perfect conditions. Sunset Magazine, 13 July 2022 These plants will reseed, but around Dec. 1, cut them down completely to create vibrant new growth for the coming year. Jeanette Marantosstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2022 Catnip will tolerate poor soil and will reseed and spread readily, becoming a nuisance in warmer climates. Megan Hughes, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 June 2022 Be prepared to do successive plantings, but one bonus to cilantro is that once established, this lovely herb will reseed itself, said Pennes. Los Angeles Times, 23 May 2022 What is the best time of spring to dethatch and reseed our lawn? oregonlive, 19 Mar. 2022 But as industry economics changed, the Big Three uprooted their trees and cable networks including Hallmark Channel, Lifetime, and Freeform ancestor ABC Family moved in to reseed the territory., 3 Dec. 2021 One solution would be to reseed based on regular-season records after the wild-card round. Nick Lozito, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of reseed

1861, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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16 Aug 2022

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“Reseed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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