Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sow

1 sense of sow

Sense 1
sow -- (an adult female hog)
       => swine -- (stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals)

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

3 senses of sow

Sense 1
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 2
sow -- (introduce into an environment; "sow suspicion or beliefs")
       => circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around -- (cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news")

Sense 3
inseminate, sow, sow in -- (place seeds in or on (the ground); "sow the ground with sunflower seeds")
       => sow, seed -- (place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds")

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