Thesaurus

sowing

verb
present participle of sow

Synonyms & Antonyms of sowing

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 for sowing

Words Related to sowing

2 to put or set into the ground to grow
  • first sow the seeds in potting soil

Synonyms for sowing

Words Related to sowing

Near Antonyms for sowing

3 to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set
  • a malicious neighbor who sowed within him nagging suspicions about his wife

Synonyms for sowing

Words Related to sowing

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on sowing

Nglish: Translation of sowing for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of sowing for Arabic Speakers

Comments on sowing

What made you want to look up sowing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the exactly right word or phrasing

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Pass the Little Ribbons: A Pasta Word Quiz

  • rotelle pasta
  • Match the pasta to its meaning in English: Rotelle
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!