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Meaning of ROW

Pronunciation:  [n]row or raw, [v]row

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of rowing as a sport
  2. [n]  (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks"
  3. [n]  a continuous chronological succession without an interruption; "they won the championship three years in a row"
  4. [n]  an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
  5. [n]  an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line; "a row of chairs"
  6. [n]  a linear array of numbers side by side
  7. [n]  a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally); "a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds"; "rows of barbed wire protected the trenches"
  8. [v]  propel with oars; "row the boat across the lake"

ROW is a 3 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: course, dustup, quarrel, rowing, run-in, words, wrangle
 See Also: affray, altercation, array, athletics, bicker, bickering, boat, bust-up, chronological sequence, chronological succession, conflict, crab, damp course, damp-proof course, difference, difference of opinion, dispute, feather, feather, feathering, fracas, fuss, layer, line, pull, row of bricks, scull, sculling, sequence, serration, spat, sport, squabble, square, strip, succession, successiveness, table, tabular array, terrace, tiff, wall



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Row\, a. & adv. [See {Rough}.]
    Rough; stern; angry. [Obs.] ``Lock he never so row.''
  2. \Row\, n. [Abbrev. fr. rouse, n.]
    A noisy, turbulent quarrel or disturbance; a brawl. [Colloq.]
  3. \Row\, n. [OE. rowe, rawe, rewe, AS. r[=a]w, r?w; probably
    akin to D. rij, G. reihe; cf. Skr. r?kh[=a] a line, stroke.]
    A series of persons or things arranged in a continued line; a
    line; a rank; a file; as, a row of trees; a row of houses or
          And there were windows in three rows.    --1 Kings vii.
          The bright seraphim in burning row.      --Milton.
    {Row culture} (Agric.), the practice of cultivating crops in
    {Row of points} (Geom.), the points on a line, infinite in
       number, as the points in which a pencil of rays is
       intersected by a line.
  4. \Row\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rowed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Rowing}.] [AS. r?wan; akin to D. roeijen, MHG. r["u]ejen,
    Dan. roe, Sw. ro, Icel. r?a, L. remus oar, Gr. ?, Skr.
    aritra. [root]8. Cf. {Rudder}.]
    1. To propel with oars, as a boat or vessel, along the
       surface of water; as, to row a boat.
    2. To transport in a boat propelled with oars; as, to row the
       captain ashore in his barge.
  5. \Row\, v. i.
    1. To use the oar; as, to row well.
    2. To be moved by oars; as, the boat rows easily.
  6. \Row\, n.
    The act of rowing; excursion in a rowboat.
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