Definitions for SOWsoʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sow(verb)

    an adult female hog

  2. sow, seed(verb)

    place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

    "She sowed sunflower seeds"

  3. sow(verb)

    introduce into an environment

    "sow suspicion or beliefs"

  4. inseminate, sow, sow in(verb)

    place seeds in or on (the ground)

    "sow the ground with sunflower seeds"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sow(verb)

    to sew. See Sew

  2. Sow(noun)

    the female of swine, or of the hog kind

  3. Sow(noun)

    a sow bug

  4. Sow(noun)

    a channel or runner which receives the rows of molds in the pig bed

  5. Sow(noun)

    the bar of metal which remains in such a runner

  6. Sow(noun)

    a mass of solidified metal in a furnace hearth; a salamander

  7. Sow(noun)

    a kind of covered shed, formerly used by besiegers in filling up and passing the ditch of a besieged place, sapping and mining the wall, or the like

  8. Sow(verb)

    to scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread abroad; to propagate

  9. Sow(verb)

    to scatter seed upon, in, or over; to supply or stock, as land, with seeds. Also used figuratively: To scatter over; to besprinkle

  10. Sow(verb)

    to scatter seed for growth and the production of a crop; -- literally or figuratively

  11. Origin: [OE. sowen, sawen, AS. swan; akin to OFries. sa, D. zaaijen, OS. & HG. sjan, G. sen, Icel. s, Sw. s, Dan. saae, Goth. saian, Lith. sti, Russ. sieiate, L. serere, sevi. Cf. Saturday, Season, Seed, Seminary.]


  1. Sow

    Sow is the musical project of Anna Wildsmith. Raymond Watts, for a time Wildsmith's boyfriend, was also heavily involved in the production of the major releases.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francis of Assisi:

    Where there is injury let me sow pardon.

  2. Ludwig Wittgenstein:

    There are remarks that sow and remarks that reap.

  3. Madame de Stael:

    Sow good services sweet remembrances will grow them.

  4. Madame de Stael:

    Sow good services; sweet remembrances will grow them.

  5. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël:

    Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them.

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