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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 of seed fountainhead, germ, origin, root, seedbed Words Related to seed 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 of seed fruit, get, issue, posterity, progeny, offspring, spawnWords Related to seed brood, hatch, litter, young; child, scion; family, kin; lineage, stockNear Antonyms of seed 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 of seed drill, put in, plant, sowWords Related to seed bed; replant, transplant; broadcast, scatter; pot; overseed, reseedNear Antonyms of seed gather, harvest, reap



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