HyperDic: seed

English > 13 senses of the word seed:
NOUNplantseeda small hard fruit
plantseeda mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
person seed, seeded playerone of the outstanding players in a tournament
cognitionseed, source, germanything that provides inspiration for later work
bodyseed, semen, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, comethe thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
VERBcontactseedgo to seed
possessionseedhelp (an enterprise / enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money
creationseedbear seeds
contactseed, sowplace (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
cognitionseeddistribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds
changeseedsprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain
changeseedinoculate with microorganisms
changeseedremove the seeds from
seed > pronunciation
Soundssiy'd
Rhymesable-bodied ... worried: 105 rhymes with iyd...
English > seed: 13 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA small hard fruit.
Partskernel, meatThe inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
NarrowerJob's tearsHard pearly seeds of an Asiatic grass
ash-keywinged seed of the ash tree
babassu nuthard-shelled nut of the babassu palm
beanAny of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
bonduc nut, nicker nut, nicker seedHard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree
buckeye, horse chestnut, conkerThe inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut
coffee bean, coffee berry, coffeeA seed of the coffee tree
cohune nutnut of the cohune palm having hard white shells like those of ivory nuts
coquilla nutnut having a hard hazel-brown shell used like vegetable ivory
edible seedMany are used as seasoning
grain, caryopsisdry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses
ivory nut, vegetable ivory, apple nutnutlike seed of a South American palm
jumping bean, jumping seed, Mexican jumping beanseed of Mexican shrubs of the genus Sebastiana containing the larva of a moth whose movements cause the bean to jerk or tumble
neem seedseed of neem trees
nutusually large hard-shelled seed
oilseed, oil-rich seedAny of several seeds that yield oil
pipA small hard seed found in some fruits
safflower seedseed of the safflower
BroaderfruitThe ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
Spanishpepita, semilla, simiente
Catalangrana, llavor, semença, sement
Adjectivesseedyfull of seeds
Verbsseedremove the seeds from
seedplace (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
seedbear seeds
English > seed: 13 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa.
Partsendospermnutritive tissue surrounding the embryo within seeds of flowering plants
pericarp, seed vesselThe ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary
testa, episperm, seed coatProtective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants
BroaderovuleA small body that contains the female germ cell of a plant
Spanishsemilla
Catalanllavor
Verbsseedgo to seed
seedplace (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
seedbear seeds
English > seed: 13 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningOne of the outstanding players in a tournament.
Synonymseeded player
Broaderplayer, participantA person who participates in or is skilled at some game / game
Spanishcabeza de serie
Catalancap de sèrie
Verbsseeddistribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds
English > seed: 13 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningAnything that provides inspiration for later work.
Synonymssource, germ
NarrowermuseThe source of an artist's inspiration
taprootSomething that provides an important central source for growth or development
Broaderinspirationarousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity
Spanishfuente, germen, semilla
Catalangermen
English > seed: 13 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningThe thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract.
Synonymssemen, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, come
Partssperm, sperm cell, spermatozoon, spermatozoanThe male reproductive cell
Narrowermiltseminal fluid produced by male fish
Broaderliquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humourThe liquid parts of the body
Spanishcorrida, esperma, leche, lefa, líquido seminal, semen
Catalanescorreguda, esperma, llet, semen
English > seed: 13 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninggo to seed; shed seeds.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The dandelions went to seed"
Narrowerreseedseed again or anew
Broaderspill, shed, disgorgeCause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run ... / run out or over
Spanishgranar
Nounsseeda mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
English > seed: 13 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningHelp (an enterprise / enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
BroaderfinanceObtain or provide money for
English > seed: 13 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningbear seeds.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderbear, turn outbring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"
Spanishgranar
Nounsseeda small hard fruit
seeda mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
English > seed: 13 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningplace (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She sowed sunflower seeds"
Synonymsow
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Narrowerbroadcastsow over a wide area, especially by hand
inseminate, sow, sow inplace seeds in or on (the ground)
scattersow by scattering
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Similar toinseminate, sow, sow inplace seeds in or on (the ground)
Spanishsembrar
Catalansembrar
Nounsseeda small hard fruit
seeda mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
seedera mechanical device that sows grass seed or grain evenly over the ground
English > seed: 13 senses > verb 5, cognition
MeaningDistribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broaderrate, rank, range, order, grade, placeAssign a rank or rating to
Spanishpreseleccionar
Catalanpreseleccionar
Nounsseedone of the outstanding players in a tournament
English > seed: 13 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningsprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"seed clouds"
Broaderprocess, treatsubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
Nounsseedera person who seeds clouds
English > seed: 13 senses > verb 7, change
Meaninginoculate with microorganisms.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderinoculateintroduce a microorganism into
Spanishintroducir
Catalansembrar
English > seed: 13 senses > verb 8, change
MeaningRemove the seeds from.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"seed grapes"
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishgranar
Catalangranar
Nounsseeda small hard fruit
seedera kitchen utensil that removes seeds from fruit

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