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Sentence count:230+7 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-19Updated:2016-12-13
Antonym: sternSimilar words: systemecosystemsolar systemstep by stepitemtemplestatementexcitementMeaning: [stem]  n. 1. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed 2. a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ 3. cylinder forming a long narrow part of something 4. the tube of a tobacco pipe 5. front part of a vessel or aircraft 6. a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it. v. 1. grow out of, have roots in, originate in 2. cause to point inward 3. stop the flow of a liquid 4. remove the stem from. 
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1. Cut the stem cleanly, just beneath a leaf joint.
2. Her problems stem from her difficult childhood.
3. The stem of the mushroom is broken.
4. Most house plants can be propagated from stem cuttings.
5. The liner has been refitted from stem to stern.
6. The measures are meant to stem the tide of illegal immigration.
7. The ship was in a blaze from stem to stern.
8. "uni-" is the stem of "unity".
9. Your errors stem all from your carelessness.
10. The cut was bandaged to stem the bleeding.
11. He dissevered branches from the stem.
12. The reforms failed to stem social discontent.
13. Not all these shortcomings stem from inadequate resources.
14. We overhauled the car from stem to stern.
15. A tight bandage should stem the bleeding.
16. There are several leaves on each stem.
17. This is a plant stem that has been pithed.
18. Make a slit in the stem about half an inch long.
19. They searched the ship from stem to stern (sentencedict.com), looking for the missing suitcase.
20. She sat twirling the stem of the glass in her fingers.
21. The plant's stem curled round the branches of the tree.
22. You must stem the flow of blood from the wound.
23. He said the move would definitely stem the haemorrhage of talent and enterprise from the colony.
24. The government had failed to stem the tide of factory closures.
25. She tied a handkerchief around the wound to stem the flow of blood.
26. These measures are designed to stem the rise of violent crime.
26. Wish you can benefit from our online sentence dictionary and make progress every day!
27. The government are unable to stem the tide of popular indignation.
28. Twist the string carefully around the second stem with the other hand.
29. Cut half an inch off the base of each stem.
30. I tied a towel round his leg to try to stem the flow of blood.
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