Definition of Seed

1. Noun. A small hard fruit.

2. Verb. Go to seed; shed seeds. "The dandelions went to seed"
Specialized synonyms: Reseed
Generic synonyms: Disgorge, Shed, Spill

3. Noun. A mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa.
Generic synonyms: Ovule
Terms within: Episperm, Seed Coat, Testa, Endosperm, Pericarp, Seed Vessel

4. Verb. Help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money.
Generic synonyms: Finance

5. Noun. One of the outstanding players in a tournament.
Exact synonyms: Seeded Player
Generic synonyms: Participant, Player

6. Verb. Bear seeds.
Generic synonyms: Bear, Turn Out

7. Noun. Anything that provides inspiration for later work.
Exact synonyms: Germ, Source
Generic synonyms: Inspiration
Specialized synonyms: Taproot, Muse
Derivative terms: Germinal, Germinate

8. Verb. Place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth. "They seed rye in the field"; "She sowed sunflower seeds"
Exact synonyms: Sow
Category relationships: Agriculture, Farming, Husbandry
Generic synonyms: Lay, Place, Pose, Position, Put, Set
Specialized synonyms: Broadcast, Inseminate, Sow, Sow In, Scatter
Related verbs: Inseminate, Sow, Sow In
Derivative terms: Seeder, Sower

9. Noun. The thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract.
Exact synonyms: Come, Cum, Ejaculate, Semen, Seminal Fluid
Specialized synonyms: Milt
Generic synonyms: Bodily Fluid, Body Fluid, Humor, Humour, Liquid Body Substance
Terms within: Sperm, Sperm Cell, Spermatozoan, Spermatozoon
Derivative terms: Ejaculate, Inseminate

10. Verb. Distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds.
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Grade, Order, Place, Range, Rank, Rate

11. Verb. Sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain. "Seed clouds"
Generic synonyms: Process, Treat
Derivative terms: Seeder

12. Verb. Inoculate with microorganisms.
Generic synonyms: Inoculate

13. Verb. Remove the seeds from. "Seed grapes"
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Seeder

Definition of Seed

1. n. A ripened ovule, consisting of an embryo with one or more integuments, or coverings; as, an apple seed; a currant seed. By germination it produces a new plant.

2. v. i. To sow seed.

3. v. t. To sprinkle with seed; to plant seeds in; to sow; as, to seed a field.

Definition of Seed

1. Noun. A fertilized grain, initially encased in a fruit, which may grow into a mature plant. ¹

2. Noun. (context: countable botany) A fertilized ovule, containing an embryonic plant. ¹

3. Noun. An amount of fertilized grain that cannot be readily counted. ¹

4. Noun. Semen. ¹

5. Noun. A precursor. ¹

6. Noun. The initial state, condition or position of a changing, growing or developing process; the ultimate precusor in a defined chain of precusors. ¹

7. Noun. (rare) Offspring, descendants, progeny. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To plant or sow an area with seeds. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To start; to provide, assign or determine the initial resources for, position of, state of. ¹

10. Verb. (sports games) To allocate a seeding to a competitor. ¹

11. Verb. To be able to compete (especially in a quarter-final/semi-final/final). ¹

12. Verb. To ejaculate inside the penetratee during intercourse, especially in the rectum. ¹

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Definition of Seed

1. to plant seeds (propagative plant structures) in [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Seed

1. A propagating organ formed in the sexual reproductive cycle of gymnosperms and angiosperms, consisting of a protective coat enclosing an embryo and food reserves. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Seed

see which way the cat jumps
see with one's own eyes
see ya
see yellow
see you
see you in hell
see you later
see you later alligator
see you next Tuesday
see you soon
see you when I see you
seed beetle
seed cake
seed catalog
seed catalogue
seed change
seed coat
seed corn
seed drill
seed fern
seed fill
seed fills
seed grain
seed lac

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