verb (used with object), sowed, sown or sowed, sow·ing.
verb (used without object), sowed, sown or sowed, sow·ing.
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Origin of sow1
OTHER WORDS FROM sowsow·a·ble, adjectivesow·er, nounun·sowed, adjective
Words nearby sow
Example sentences from the Web for sowed
And those lawyers produced a lot of documents and sowed a lot of doubt.
So, yes, be wary of Greek dominos falling, but remember the domino theory was wrong during the Cold War yet it sowed fear.Chaos Over New Elections Deepens Fear of a Greece Chain Reaction|Zachary Karabell|May 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When you send a tweet, Google a keyword, or stream a Netflix movie, you are harvesting what Shannon sowed.
They pursued their dreams, sowed their oats, established their careers, then began to think about settling down—not settling.
He was thinking of this when he told his son that he had neither ploughed and sowed or been the owner of sheep or oxen.The Duke's Children|Anthony Trollope
To grow ripe onions the seeds must be sowed as early in the spring as the ground can be worked.Agriculture for Beginners|Charles William Burkett
The land was cultivated until the trees were ten years old, then sowed to timothy and clover.The Apple|Various
Those of your priests who outraged us and sowed discord in our country, were punished according to our laws.
From sixteen till twenty-one I sowed my wild oats like any young fellow.Hesper, the Home-Spirit|Elizabeth Doten
British Dictionary definitions for sowed (1 of 2)
verb sows, sowing, sowed, sown or sowed
Derived forms of sowsowable, adjectivesower, noun
Word Origin for sow
British Dictionary definitions for sowed (2 of 2)
- the channels for leading molten metal to the moulds in casting pig iron
- iron that has solidified in these channels
Word Origin for sow
Idioms and Phrases with sowed
In addition to the idiom beginning with sow
- sow one's wild oats
- can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear