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verb as in plant

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After their platforms were used to sow hateful rhetoric and disinformation in the 2016 campaign, Facebook, Google and Twitter faced calls to introduce new guide rails muting virulently negative speech and blocking false information.

The seeds of these requests were sown back in late March, when brands wrestled with a host of economic, operational and branding challenges caused by the spread of coronavirus, and ad spending ground to a halt.

From Digiday

In recent months, its operators have been increasingly renting it out to other criminals who have used it to sow ransomware, which encrypts data on target networks, crippling them until the victims pay up.

From Fortune

For wherever free men lose hope of progress, liberty will be weakened and the seeds of conflict will be sown.

You may even have sown the seeds for the weeds, and then you’re ripping them out.

From Vox

But if you choose to conduct your discourse in 140-word snaps, or soundbites, then you reap the crop of dumb that you sow.

The youngsters arrived at our border with the unspoken message that we reap what we sow.

You reap what you sow, and Republicans are paying the price for elevating a minority within their party.

“Their lack of appreciation is obvious and quite frankly, they reap what they sow,” reads one.

But on Wednesday, two of its 15 stores were burned down, according to Atallah who believes the attacks were meant to sow discord.

But before he could even sow that year's crop, he would have to see a certain banker who lived in Nebraska.

Blessed are ye that sow upon all waters, sending thither the foot of the ox and the ass.

For ten acres, or fifty thousand hills, burn and sow three patches each of seventy-five square yards.

If Peruvian guano is applied, sow on about three hundred pounds to the acre in connection with the domestic manure.

A pint of meal and a pint of plaster to each rod, is a good mixture to sow in.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sow, such as: grow, propagate, scatter, broadcast, disseminate, and drill.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.