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Definition of ROW

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Row \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. [1913 Webster]

     2. To transport in a boat propelled with oars; as, to row the captain ashore in his barge. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Row \Row\, a. & adv. [See {Rough}.]
     Rough; stern; angry. [Obs.] "Lock he never so row."
     --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Row \Row\, n. [Abbrev. fr. rouse, n.]
     A noisy, turbulent quarrel or disturbance; a brawl. [Colloq.]
     --Byron.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Row \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 columns. [1913 Webster]

           And there were windows in three rows.    --1 Kings vii.
                                                    4. [1913 Webster]

           The bright seraphim in burning row.      --Milton. [1913 Webster]

     {Row culture} (Agric.), the practice of cultivating crops in drills.

     {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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Row \Row\, v. i.
     1. To use the oar; as, to row well.
        [1913 Webster]

     2. To be moved by oars; as, the boat rows easily. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Row \Row\, n.
     The act of rowing; excursion in a rowboat.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

377 Moby Thesaurus words for "row":
     Autobahn, Bedlam let loose, Indian file, US highway, ado, advance, affray, agitation, align, alley, alleyway, altercation, array, arterial, arterial highway, arterial street, artery, articulation, autoroute, autostrada, avenue, bank, barney, bawl out, be noisy, bedlam, beef, belt highway, berate, bicker, bickering, blast, blind alley, bluster, boat, bobbery, boil, boiling, bother, boulevard, bowl, brawl, broil, brouhaha, bump heads, bunt, bustle, butt, buzz, bypass, byway, cacophony, camino real, canoe, carpet, carriageway, carry sail, catch a crab, catena, catenation, caterwaul, causeway, causey, chain, chain reaction, chaining, chaos, charivari, chaussee, chew out, chirm, churn, circumferential, circumnavigate, clamor, clangor, clap, clatter, close, coast, commotion, concatenation, connection, consecution, continuum, conturbation, corduroy road, county road, course, court, crescent, cross, cruise, cul-de-sac, cut a crab, cycle, dead-end street, descent, dike, din, dirt road, discomposure, discord, disorder, dispute, disquiet, disquietude, disturbance, donnybrook, donnybrook fair, drive, driveway, drone, drunken brawl, dustup, ebullition, echelon, embroilment, endless belt, endless round, excitement, expressway, fall out, falling-out, fanaticism, feather, feather an oar, ferment, fermentation, fever, feverishness, fidgets, fight, file, filiation, flap, flurry, fluster, flutteration, foment, fomentation, foofaraw, forward, fracas, fray, free-for-all, freeway, frenzy, fume, furor, furore, fury, fuss, gamut, give way, go by ship, go on shipboard, go to sea, gob, gradation, gravel road, hassle, hell broke loose, helter-skelter, highroad, highway, highways and byways, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, hum, hurly-burly, impel, inquietude, interstate highway, jangle, jaw, jitters, jumpiness, knock-down-and-drag-out, lane, line, line up, lineage, local road, lock horns, loud noise, maelstrom, maffick, main drag, main road, make a noise, make a passage, make a racket, make a row, make an uproar, malaise, melee, mews, moil, monotone, motorboat, motorway, move, mush, navigate, nerviness, nervosity, nervousness, nexus, noise, noise and shouting, oar, order, outcry, pace, paddle, pandemonium, parkway, passion, pave, paved road, pedal, pell-mell, pendulum, periodicity, perturbation, pike, place, plank road, plenum, ply, ply the oar, pole, pother, powder train, primary highway, private road, progression, propel, pull, punt, push, queue, racket, rage, raise Cain, raise a clamor, raise hell, raise the devil, raise the roof, rampage, range, rank, rattle, ream out, recurrence, restlessness, reticulation, rhubarb, right-of-way, ring road, riot, road, roadbed, roadway, roar, roil, roll, rotation, rough-and-tumble, roughhouse, round, rout, route nationale, routine, row away, row dry, royal road, ruckus, ruction, rumble, rumpus, run, run-in, sail, sail round, sail the sea, scale, scramble, scrap, scrimmage, scud, scull, seafare, secondary road, seethe, seething, sequel, sequence, series, set-to, shindy, ship oars, shivaree, shoot, shove, shunt, single file, sky an oar, spat, spectrum, speedway, squabble, state highway, steam, steamboat, stir, storminess, street, string, string out, succession, superhighway, swath, sweep, sweep along, swirl, take a voyage, tempestuousness, terrace, thoroughfare, thread, through street, thrust, thruway, thunder, thunderclap, tier, tiff, tintamarre, to-do, toll road, tongue-lash, township road, train, trap, traverse, treadle, trepidation, trepidity, troll, trouble, trundle, tumult, tumultuation, tumultuousness, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, turnpike, twitter, unease, unrest, uproar, upset, voyage, whoop it up, wildness, windrow, wrangle, wynd, yacht, yap, zeal, zealousness


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