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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To plant seeds.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To plant seeds. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A female pig.

Usage examples (37)
  • Good resolutions are a pleasant crop to sow.
  • sow suspicion or beliefs
  • sow the ground with sunflower seeds
  • Or at least watch more television, cause reap what you sow is about as common as turn the other cheek. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Sow, a female pig, is pronounced as rhyming with cow. Sow, as in planting of seeds, has a long o sound.
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