The ball carrier plowed through the defensive line.
Rocky earth plows poorly.
Plowed through the backlog of work.
I plowed my way through the crowd.
Plow the high seas.
- Any of various tools for cutting a groove or furrow.
To plow one's way through a crowd.
A ship plowing the waves.
Plowing all extra dollars into an IRA.
A field that plows easily.
An example of to plow is to turn over the soil at the end of the growing season.
An example of to plow is a college student hurrying through the study material for a mid-term.
An example of a plow is a farm machine used to turn over soil.
An example of a plow is the attachment on a vehicle that is used to remove snow from a highway.
- To reinvest (profits) in the same business enterprise.
- To bury (crops or vegetation) by plowing, so as to enrich the soil or in seeking to prevent overproduction.
- To destroy; obliterate.
- To remove with a plow.
- To till (soil) thoroughly.
Origin of plow
- Middle English plough, plouw from Old English plōh, plōg plow, plowland
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- See plough