Synonyms of furrow

(Entry 1 of 2)

a small fold in a soft and otherwise smooth surface
  • the furrows in his usually unwrinkled brow suggested that he was very worried

Synonyms for furrow

Words Related to furrow



Synonyms of furrow (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cut into and turn over the sod of (a piece of land) using a bladed implement
  • we had to furrow the field before we could plant the wheat

Synonyms for furrow

Words Related to furrow

2 to develop creases or folds
  • his brow furrowed in concentration as he tried to figure out the math problem

Synonyms for furrow

Words Related to furrow

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about furrow

Time Traveler for furrow

Time Traveler

The first known use of furrow was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Furrow.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on furrow

Dictionary: Definition of furrow

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with furrow

Medical Dictionary: Definition of furrow

Spanish Central: Translation of furrow

Nglish: Translation of furrow for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of furrow for Arabic Speakers Encyclopedia article about furrow

Comments on furrow

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


Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Bee Cubed

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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