sow Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sow” in the English Dictionary

"sow" in British English

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uk   /səʊ/  us   /soʊ/ (sowed, sown or sowed)

sow verb (PLANT)

C1 [I or T] to put ​seeds in or on the ​ground so that ​plants will ​grow: Sow the seeds in ​pots. We'll sow this ​field withbarley.
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sow verb (CAUSE)

[T] to ​cause a ​bademotion or ​condition to ​beginsomewhere so that it will ​grow or ​continue: Now that you've sown doubts in my ​mind, I'll never be ​sure I can ​trust him.

sownoun [C]

uk   us   /saʊ/
an ​adultfemalepig
(Definition of sow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sow" in American English

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sowverb [I/T]

 us   /soʊ/ (past tense sowed, past participle sown  /soʊn/ or sowed)
to put ​seeds in the ​ground so that ​plants will ​grow: [T] Settlers sowed the ​seeds they had ​brought with them.

sownoun [C]

 us   /sɑʊ/
an ​adultfemalepig
(Definition of sow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sow”
in Korean 씨를 뿌리다…
in Arabic يَبْذُر…
in Malaysian menyemai…
in French semer, ensemencer (en)…
in Russian сеять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 種植, 播種,種…
in Italian seminare…
in Turkish ekmek, tohum ekmek…
in Polish siać…
in Spanish sembrar…
in Vietnamese gieo hạt, xạ, gieo rắc…
in Portuguese semear…
in Thai หว่าน, เพาะเมล็ดพันธุ์พืช…
in German säen, besäen…
in Catalan sembrar…
in Japanese (~に)種をまく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 种植, 播种,种…
in Indonesian menyebar, menanam…
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