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plow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of plow

  1. 1 to cut into and turn over the sod of (a piece of land) using a bladed implement we'll have to get out there and plow and plant both fields before it rains Synonyms of plow break, furrow Words Related to plow cultivate, till; fallow; harrow, hoe, list, rake, rototill

  2. 2 to devote serious and sustained effort plowed determinedly through the weighty tome Synonyms of plow bang away, beaver (away), dig (away), drudge, endeavor, fag, grub, hump, hustle, moil, peg (away), plod, labor, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, tug, workWords Related to plow apply (oneself), buckle (down), dig in, hammer (away), knuckle down, pitch in; attack, drive; essay, try; exercise, exert, overexert, overwork; eke out, grind (out), put out, scrabble, scratch; trudge, wadeNear Antonyms of plow break, ease (up), let up, slacken; bum, chill, dally, dillydally, footle, goldbrick, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), idle, laze, loaf, lounge, shirk, slack (off), veg out; bask, loll, relax, repose, rest, unwind; dabble, doodle, fool around, fribble, goof (around), hang, hang about [British], mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle



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