What does SOW mean?

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SOW (SŌ)

intransitive verb

1:  to plant seed for growth especially by scattering

2:  to set something in motion :  begin an enterprise

transitive verb

1:      a :  to scatter (as seed) upon the earth for growth; broadly  :  plant 

b :  to strew with or as if with seed

c :  to introduce into a selected environment :  implant

2:  to set in motion :  foment <sow suspicion>

3:  to spread abroad :  disperse

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