Sinhala Dictionary definitions for sow

sow 🔊 /sawˈ or sowˈ/

sow : ඉසිනවා

sow : මවු ආර

sow : ඊරි

sow : වපුරනවා

sow : ඊරී

sow : ඉහිනවා

sow definition

Intransitive verb.

  1. To sew. See Sew.
  2. To scatter seed for growth and the production of a crop; -- literally or figuratively.


  1. The female of swine, or of the hog kind.
  2. A sow bug.
  3. A channel or runner which receives the rows of molds in the pig bed.
  4. The bar of metal which remains in such a runner.
  5. A mass of solidified metal in a furnace hearth; a salamander.
  6. A kind of covered shed, formerly used by besiegers in filling up and passing the ditch of a besieged place, sapping and mining the wall, or the like.

Transitive verb.

  1. To scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread abroad; to propagate.
  2. To scatter seed upon, in, or over; to supply or stock, as land, with seeds. Also used figuratively: To scatter over; to besprinkle.