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Definition:

  1. [noun] a small hard fruit

  2. [noun] a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

  3. [noun] one of the outstanding players in a tournament
    Synonyms: ed player

  4. [noun] anything that provides inspiration for later work
    Synonyms: source, germ

  5. [noun] the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    Synonyms: semen, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum

  6. [verb] go to seed; shed seeds; "The dandelions went to seed"

  7. [verb] help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money

  8. [verb] bear seeds

  9. [verb] place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds"
    Synonyms: sow, sough

  10. [verb] distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds

  11. [verb] sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain; "seed clouds"

  12. [verb] inoculate with microorganisms

  13. [verb] remove the seeds from; "seed grapes"

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