- a number of people or things arranged so as to form a line, esp. a straight line
- any of a series of such horizontal lines in parallel, as of seats in a theater or airplane, corn in a field, etc.
- in a table (noun), any of the parallel series of cells running across
- a street with a line of buildings on either side, specif. one with occupants or establishments of a specified kind: fraternity row
Origin of rowMiddle English rowe from Old English ræw, akin to German reihe from Indo-European base an unverified form rei-, to tear, split from source rive, reap
hard row to hoe
in a row