hew to

phrasal verb

Definition of hew to 

US

: to follow or obey (something) Everyone must hew to the rules/standards. He is a politician who has always hewed closely to the party line.

Learn More about hew to

Statistics for hew to

Look-up Popularity

Comments on hew to

What made you want to look up hew to? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

by force of circumstances

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!