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sow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sow

  1. 1 to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on sow the fields with maize in early spring, and the crop should be ready by late summer Synonyms bestrew, dot, pepper, scatter, spot, spray, sprinkle, strewRelated Words blanket, drizzle, dust; stud; dapple, fleck, speckle, stipple; bespatter, spatter

  2. 2 to put or set into the ground to grow first sow the seeds in potting soil Synonyms drill, put in, seed, plantRelated Words bed; replant, transplant; broadcast, scatter; pot; overseed, reseedNear Antonyms gather, harvest, reap

  3. 3 to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set a malicious neighbor who sowed within him nagging suspicions about his wife Synonyms breed, enroot, inculcate, infix, inseminate, instill, plant, implantRelated Words drive, hammer, pound; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), fix, lodge, root; imbue, infuse, ingrain (also engrain), inoculate, invest, steep, suffuse


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