row

22 ENTRIES FOUND:

1row

verb \ˈrō\

Definition of ROW

intransitive verb
1
:  to propel a boat by means of oars
2
:  to move by or as if by the propulsion of oars
transitive verb
1
a :  to propel with or as if with oars
b (1) :  to participate in (a rowing match)
(2) :  to compete against in rowing (3) :  to pull (an oar) in a crew
2
:  to transport in an oar-propelled boat
row·er \ˈrō-ər\ noun

Origin of ROW

Middle English, from Old English rōwan; akin to Middle High German rüejen to row, Latin remus oar
First Known Use: before 12th century

2row

noun

Definition of ROW

:  an act or instance of rowing

First Known Use of ROW

1832

Rhymes with ROW

3row

noun

Definition of ROW

1
:  a number of objects arranged in a usually straight line <a row of bottles>; also :  the line along which such objects are arranged <planted the corn in parallel rows>
2
a :  way, street
b :  a street or area dominated by a specific kind of enterprise or occupancy <doctors' row>
4
a :  a continuous strip usually running horizontally or parallel to a baseline
b :  a horizontal arrangement of items
in a row
:  one after another :  successively

Origin of ROW

Middle English rawe; akin to Old English ̄w row, Old High German rīga line, and perhaps to Sanskrit rikhati he scratches
First Known Use: 13th century

4row

verb

Definition of ROW

transitive verb
:  to form into rows

First Known Use of ROW

1657

5row

noun \ˈra\

Definition of ROW

:  a noisy disturbance or quarrel

Origin of ROW

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1746

6row

verb \ˈra\

Definition of ROW

intransitive verb
:  to engage in a row :  have a quarrel

First Known Use of ROW

1797

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