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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [soh]
    • /soʊ/
    • /səʊd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [soh]
    • /soʊ/

Definitions of sewed word

  • verb with object sewed to ground (a vessel) at low tide (sometimes fol by up). 1
  • verb without object sewed (of a vessel) to be grounded at low tide. 1
  • noun sewed the amount of additional water necessary to float a grounded vessel. 1

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Origin of sewed

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English sewen, Old English siw(i)an; cognate with Old High German siuwan, Gothic siujan, Latin suere (see suture); akin to seam

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Parts of speech for Sewed


sewed popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

sewed usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for sewed

verb sewed

  • basted — to beat with a stick; thrash; cudgel.
  • wove — a simple past tense and past participle of weave.

Antonyms for sewed

verb sewed

  • carved — to cut (a solid material) so as to form something: to carve a piece of pine.
  • chined — Pertaining to, or having, a chine, or backbone; used in composition.
  • clave — one of a pair of hardwood sticks struck together to make a hollow sound, esp to mark the beat of Latin-American dance music
  • dissected — Botany. deeply divided into numerous segments, as a leaf.
  • frayed — a raveled or worn part, as in cloth: frays at the toes of well-worn sneakers.

Top questions with sewed

  • who sewed the first american flag?

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