Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb seed

8 senses of seed

Sense 1
seed -- (go to seed; shed seeds; "The dandelions went to seed")
       => spill, shed, disgorge -- (cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table")

Sense 2
seed -- (help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money)
       => finance -- (obtain or provide money for; "Can we finance the addition to our home?")

Sense 3
seed -- (bear seeds)
       => bear, turn out -- (bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers")

Sense 4
sow, seed -- (place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 5
seed -- (distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds)
       => rate, rank, range, order, grade, place -- (assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide")

Sense 6
seed -- (sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain; "seed clouds")
       => process, treat -- (subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill")

Sense 7
seed -- (inoculate with microorganisms)
       => inoculate -- (introduce a microorganism into)

Sense 8
seed -- (remove the seeds from; "seed grapes")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Antonyms of adj seeded

5 senses of seeded

Sense 1
seeded (vs. unseeded) -- ((of the more skilled contestants) selectively arranged in the draw for position in a tournament so that they meet each other in later rounds)

unseeded (vs. seeded) -- (not seeded; used of players of lesser skill)

Sense 2
seeded -- (having the seeds extracted; "seeded raisins")

INDIRECT (VIA seedless) -> seedy -- (full of seeds; "as seedy as a fig")

Sense 3
seeded -- (having seeds as specified; "many-seeded"; "black-seeded")

INDIRECT (VIA seedy) -> seedless -- (lacking seeds; "seedless grapefruit")

Sense 4
seeded -- (having or supplied with seeds; "a seeded breadfruit"; "seeded rolls")

INDIRECT (VIA seedy) -> seedless -- (lacking seeds; "seedless grapefruit")

Sense 5
seeded, sown -- (sprinkled with seed; "a seeded lawn")

INDIRECT (VIA planted) -> unplanted -- (not planted)

Similarity of adj seeded

5 senses of seeded

Sense 1
seeded (vs. unseeded) -- ((of the more skilled contestants) selectively arranged in the draw for position in a tournament so that they meet each other in later rounds)

Sense 2
seeded -- (having the seeds extracted; "seeded raisins")
       => seedless (vs. seedy) -- (lacking seeds; "seedless grapefruit")

Sense 3
seeded -- (having seeds as specified; "many-seeded"; "black-seeded")
       => seedy (vs. seedless) -- (full of seeds; "as seedy as a fig")

Sense 4
seeded -- (having or supplied with seeds; "a seeded breadfruit"; "seeded rolls")
       => seedy (vs. seedless) -- (full of seeds; "as seedy as a fig")

Sense 5
seeded, sown -- (sprinkled with seed; "a seeded lawn")
       => planted (vs. unplanted) -- (set in the soil for growth)

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