Synonyms of seed in English:

seed


See definition of seed

noun

1‘a liqueur made from grape seeds and skins’

SYNONYMS
pip, stone, pit, nut, kernel, germ
technical ovule

2‘the male of the species supplies the seed for reproduction’

SYNONYMS
semen, sperm, spermatic fluid, seminal fluid, milt, ejaculate, emission
spermatozoa
vulgar slang come, cum, jism, jissom, jizz
British vulgar slang spunk

3‘each war contains within it the seeds of a fresh war’

SYNONYMS
genesis, source, origin, root, starting point, germ, beginnings, potential, potential for
cause, reason, motivation, motive
base, basis, foundation, bottom, seat, fundamental
core, nucleus, heart, kernel, nub, essence
fons et origo
literary fountainhead, wellspring, fount

4‘Abraham and his seed’

SYNONYMS
descendants, heirs, successors, scions
offspring, children, sons and daughters, progeny, family, youngsters, babies, brood
issue
informal kids, quiverful
derogatory spawn
archaic fruit, fruit of someone's loins

Phrases

    go to seed

    ‘with the ferry gone and the road traffic diverted the place has gone to seed’


    SYNONYMS

    deteriorate, degenerate, decline, decay, fall into decay, run to seed, go to rack and ruin, become dilapidated, go downhill, break down, waste away, wither away, languish, moulder, rot

    informal

    go to pot, go to the dogs, go down the toilet