Definitions for SOWsoʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sowsoʊ(v.)sowed, sown; sowed, sow•ing.
(v.t.)to scatter (seed) over land, earth, etc., for growth; plant.
to scatter seed over (land, earth, etc.) for the purpose of growth.
to implant, introduce, or promulgate; disseminate:
to sow distrust or dissension.
to strew or sprinkle with anything.
(v.i.)to sow seed, as for the production of a crop.
Idioms for sow:
sow one's wild oats,to have a youthful fling at reckless, indiscreet behavior.
Origin of sow:
bef. 900; ME; OE sāwan, c. OS sāian, OHG sā(w)en, ON sā, Go saian; akin to seed , L sēmen seed, serere to sow
an adult female swine.
Category: Animal Husbandry
the adult female of various other animals, as the bear.
a large oblong mass of iron that has solidified in the common channel through which the molten metal flows to the smaller channels where the pigs solidify. the common channel itself.
Origin of sow:
bef. 900; ME sowe, OE sugu, c. OS suga
an adult female hog
place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
"She sowed sunflower seeds"
introduce into an environment
"sow suspicion or beliefs"
inseminate, sow, sow in(verb)
place seeds in or on (the ground)
"sow the ground with sunflower seeds"
to sew. See Sew
the female of swine, or of the hog kind
a sow bug
a channel or runner which receives the rows of molds in the pig bed
the bar of metal which remains in such a runner
a mass of solidified metal in a furnace hearth; a salamander
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
to scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread abroad; to propagate
to scatter seed upon, in, or over; to supply or stock, as land, with seeds. Also used figuratively: To scatter over; to besprinkle
to scatter seed for growth and the production of a crop; -- literally or figuratively
Translations for SOW
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to scatter over, or put in, the ground
I sowed lettuce in this part of the garden.
- يَبْذُر، يَزْرَعArabic
- semearPortuguese (BR)
- så; planteDanish
- σπέρνω, φυτεύωGreek
- بذر افشاندن؛ كاشتنFarsi
- बोना, छितरानाHindi
- sá, gróðursetjaIcelandic
- (씨를) 뿌리다Korean
- بذر افشاندن؛ كاشتنPersian
- کښت کولPashto
- a semănaRomanian
- saçmak, ekmekTurkish
- 播(種)，撒Chinese (Trad.)
- сіяти; насаджуватиUkrainian
- زمین پر یا اندر پھیلاناUrdu
- gieo hạt, xạVietnamese
- 播（种），撒Chinese (Simp.)
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