Row meaning

To propel a boat with oars.
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A noisy or quarrel or disturbance.
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To place in a row.
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A series of objects placed next to each other, usually in a straight line.
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A succession without a break or gap in time.

Won the title for three years in a row.

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A loud noise.
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A number of people or things arranged so as to form a line, esp. a straight line.
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To propel or convey in a manner resembling rowing of a boat.
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A trip or an excursion in a rowboat.
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To take part in a noisy quarrel or disturbance.
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Any of a series of such horizontal lines in parallel, as of seats in a theater or airplane, corn in a field, etc.
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In a table, any of the parallel series of cells running across.
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A street with a line of buildings on either side, specif. one with occupants or establishments of a specified kind.

Fraternity row.

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To arrange or put in a row or rows.
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To propel (a boat, etc.) on water by or as by using oars.
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To convey in or on a boat, etc. propelled in this way.
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To employ (a specified number of oars)
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To use (oarsmen, a stroke, etc. as specified) in rowing, esp. in a race.
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To engage in (a race) by rowing.
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To row against in a race.
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To use oars in propelling a boat.
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To be propelled by means of oars.
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To engage in the sport of rowing.
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An act or period of rowing.
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A trip made by rowboat.
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A noisy quarrel, dispute, or disturbance; squabble, brawl, or commotion.
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To make, or take part in, a noisy quarrel or disturbance.
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(1) A horizontal set of data or components. In a graph, it is called the "x-axis." Contrast with column.
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A line of objects, often regularly spaced, such as seats in a theatre, vegetable plants in a garden etc.
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A line of entries in a table, etc., going from left to right, as opposed to a column going from top to bottom.
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(weightlifting) An exercise performed with a pulling motion of the arms towards the back.
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(intransitive, nautical) To propel (a boat or other craft) over water using oars.
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To transport in a boat propelled with oars.

To row the captain ashore in his barge.

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(intransitive) To be moved by oars.

The boat rows easily.

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A noisy argument.
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A continual loud noise.

Who's making that row?

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(intransitive) To argue noisily.
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The definition of a row is a number of people or things arranged in a line.

An example of row is a line of people waiting to get into a concert.

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To row is defined as to move a boat forward in the water using an oar.

An example of to row is to use a paddle to propel and steer a kayak.

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A line of adjacent seats, as in a theater, auditorium, or classroom.
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A continuous line of buildings along a street.
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(informal) a tough row to hoe
  • A difficult situation to endure.
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hard row to hoe
  • anything difficult or wearisome to do
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in a row
  • in succession; consecutively
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

a tough row to hoe

Origin of row

  • Middle English rowen from Old English rōwan erə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old English rāw

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English rowen (“to row"), from Old English rōwan (“to row"), from Proto-Germanic *rōanÄ… (“to row"), from Proto-Indo-European *ere-, *h₁reh₁- (“to row"). Compare West Frisian roeie, Dutch roeien, Danish ro. More at rudder.

    From Wiktionary

  • Old English rāw. Cognate with Dutch rij and German Reihe (“row").

    From Wiktionary

  • Unclear; some suggest it is a back-formation from rouse, verb.

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