intransitive verb, transitive verb
Origin: ME trowen < OE treowian, to have trust in (akin to Ger trauen) < treow, faith, belief: see true
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intransitive verb trowed, trow·ing, trows
- Archaic To think.
- Obsolete To suppose.
Origin: Middle English trowen, from Old English trēowian, to trust; see deru- in Indo-European roots.