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Meaning of SOUGH

Pronunciation:  suf

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  introduce into an environment; "sow suspicion or beliefs"
  2. [v]  indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure; "The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets"; "The ancient door soughed when opened"
  3. [v]  place (seeds) in the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds"
 

SOUGH is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: groan, moan, seed, sow, sow
 
 See Also: broadcast, broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, emit, lay, let loose, let out, pass around, place, pose, position, propagate, put, scatter, set, spread, utter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sough\, n.
    A sow. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Sough\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
    A small drain; an adit. [Prov. Eng.] --W. M. Buchanan.
    
    
  3. \Sough\ (?; 277), n. [Cf. Icel. s?gr (in comp.) a rushing
    sound, or OE. swough, swogh, a sound, AS. sw?gan to rustle.
    Cf. {Surf}, {Swoon}, v. i.]
    1. The sound produced by soughing; a hollow murmur or
       roaring.
    
             The whispering leaves or solemn sough of the forest.
                                                   --W. Howitt.
    
    2. Hence, a vague rumor or flying report. [Scot.]
    
    3. A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in
       preaching or praying. [Scot.] --Jamieson.
    
    
  4. \Sough\, v. i.
    To whistle or sigh, as the wind.
    
    
 

 

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