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sow1 British & World English

Plant (seed) by scattering it on or in the earth

sow2 British & World English

An adult female pig, especially one which has farrowed

sow English Thesaurus

sow the seeds in rows 30cm apart

self-sow British & World English

(Of a plant) propagate itself by seed

sow dragon's teeth British & World English

Take action that is intended to prevent trouble, but which actually brings it about

sow the seed of British & World English

Do something which will eventually bring about (a particular result)

sow one's wild oats British & World English

Go through a period of wild or promiscuous behaviour while young

you reap what you sow British & World English

You eventually have to face up to the consequences of your actions

sowbug British & World English

Another term for woodlouse.

you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear British & World English

You can’t create a fine product from inferior materials

sow dragon's teeth in dragon's teeth British & World English

Take action that is intended to prevent trouble, but which actually brings it about

sow one's wild oats in oat British & World English

Go through a period of wild or promiscuous behaviour while young

sow the seed of in sow1 British & World English

Do something which will eventually bring about (a particular result)

reap the whirlwind British & World English

Suffer serious consequences as a result of one’s actions

you reap what you sow in reap British & World English

You eventually have to face up to the consequences of your actions

sow or plant dragon's teeth in dragon's teeth British & World English

Take action that is intended to prevent trouble, but which actually brings it about

sow the seed or seeds of in sow1 British & World English

Do something which will eventually bring about (a particular result)

reap the whirlwind in whirlwind British & World English

Suffer serious consequences as a result of one’s actions

you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear in sow2 British & World English

You can’t create a fine product from inferior materials