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Synonyms for seed

Synonyms for seed

a fertilized plant ovule capable of germinating

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a propagative part of a plant

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a source of further growth and development

a group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

the male fluid of fertilization

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to put (seeds) into the ground for growth

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a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

one of the outstanding players in a tournament

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anything that provides inspiration for later work

the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

go to seed

help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money

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bear seeds

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place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds

sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain

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inoculate with microorganisms

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remove the seeds from

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Topham marks the launch of the basketball-size Russian satellite Sputnik in 1957 as the catalyst of the space age and its subsequent design influence, which seeded itself in architecture and consumer-product design, as well as on the runway.
In Where You're At, novelist Patrick Neate sets out to explore the different ways in which the culture has seeded itself around the world, visiting emcees, dancers and rappers in Japan, South Africa and Brazil, as well as the music's original home in New York.
I grow chives among grasses, sometimes using the pink variety called Forescate and one year a stray lettuce had seeded itself in the grass garden.
Schmeiser admits he didn't purchase the patented seed from Monsanto and contends that it seeded itself in his field, after being carried there by wind or birds.
It's now seeded itself and I must have 30 or more good strong plants.