Words nearby sown
OTHER WORDS FROM sownun·sown, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sownsown sewn
Definition for sown (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), sowed, sown or sowed, sow·ing.
verb (used without object), sowed, sown or sowed, sow·ing.
Origin of sow1
OTHER WORDS FROM sowsow·a·ble, adjectivesow·er, nounun·sowed, adjective
Examples from the Web for sown
Sully decides to face the truth of what his negligence has sown.
The press gets involved, the Twittersphere goes wild, and all the seeds of intractability are sown.What Hockey Players Can Teach our Toothless Politicians|Dave Maney|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The seeds of Strub's activism were sown as a child, when he snuck out of the house to watch May Day riots in Iowa City.
And thus was sown a seed that may, however extraordinary it may seem, destroy the prime minister.
For Khoury, the bigger threat has been the pro-regime mobs that have sown chaos around the city in the past week.
They saw calabashes of Castille sown on the beach, and some red flowers pleasant to look on, but without smell.The Voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros|Pedro Fernandez de Quiros
This grain is sown three times a year, since the fertility of the soil corresponds to the evenness of the seasons.De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)|Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
The total of the land in cultivation amounted to 5419 acres; the quantity of which sown was somewhat below 3000 acres.The Present Picture of New South Wales (1811)|David Dickinson Mann
Are your spelling lessons, or your lessons on the multiplication table, sown in your hearts?Amy Harrison|Amy Harrison
Beans, Broad, may be sown in frames, and towards the end of the month in open quarters.
British Dictionary definitions for sown (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for sown (2 of 3)
verb sows, sowing, sowed, sown or sowed
Derived forms of sowsowable, adjectivesower, noun
Word Origin for sow
British Dictionary definitions for sown (3 of 3)
- 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 sown
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