sow

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/soʊ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sō)


Inflections of 'sow' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
sows
v 3rd person singular
sowing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
sowed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
sown
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
sowed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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sow

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. sow [seeds]
  2. sow (them) in [pots, Spring, trays]
  3. sow [love, distrust, hatred]
  4. sow the seeds of [love, hate, discontent]
  5. sow the [soil, land, field]
  6. the [soil] was sowed with [seeds, crops, plants, tomatoes]
  7. UK: sow your wild oats
  8. sow the seeds of [revolution, change, progress]
  9. a time to reap and a time to sow
  10. reap what you sow
  11. sow and you [will, shall] reap
  12. as [you, ye] sow, so shall [you, ye] reap
n
  1. an [old, fat, pregnant] sow
  2. send the sow to the butcher
  3. fatten the sow up (for the butcher)
  4. the sow is ready for the butcher
  5. owns [ten] sows
  6. [ten] sows on the farm
  7. milk from sows
  8. [breeding, farrowing] sows
  9. the sow and her litter
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