Rower



verb (used without object)
1.
to propel a vessel by the leverage of an oar or the like.
verb (used with object)
2.
to propel (a vessel) by the leverage of an oar or the like.
3.
to convey in a boat that is rowed.
4.
to convey or propel (something) in a manner suggestive of rowing.
5.
to require, use, or be equipped with (a number of oars):
The captain’s barge rowed twenty oars.
6.
to use (oarsmen) for rowing.
7.
to perform or participate in by rowing:
to row a race.
8.
to row against in a race:
Oxford rows Cambridge.
noun
9.
an act, instance, or period of rowing:
It was a long row to the far bank.
10.
an excursion in a rowboat:
to go for a row.
noun
1.
an arrangement of persons or things in a line: a row of chairs
2.

(mainly Brit) a street, esp a narrow one lined with identical houses
(capital when part of a street name): Church Row

3.
a line of seats, as in a cinema, theatre, etc
4.
(maths) a horizontal linear arrangement of numbers, quantities, or terms, esp in a determinant or matrix
5.
a horizontal rank of squares on a chessboard or draughtboard
6.
in a row, in succession; one after the other: he won two gold medals in a row
7.
a hard row to hoe, a difficult task or assignment
noun
1.
a noisy quarrel or dispute
2.
a noisy disturbance; commotion: we couldn’t hear the music for the row next door
3.
a reprimand
4.
(informal) give someone a row, to scold someone; tell someone off
verb
5.
(intransitive) often foll by with. to quarrel noisily
6.
(transitive) (archaic) to reprimand
verb
1.
to propel (a boat) by using oars
2.
(transitive) to carry (people, goods, etc) in a rowing boat
3.
to be propelled by means of (oars or oarsmen)
4.
(intransitive) to take part in the racing of rowing boats as a sport, esp in eights, in which each member of the crew pulls one oar Compare scull (sense 6)
5.
(transitive) to race against in a boat propelled by oars: Oxford row Cambridge every year
noun
6.
an act, instance, period, or distance of rowing
7.
an excursion in a rowing boat
row

noun

An elongated pile of narcotic, esp cocaine, for sniffing; line: and snorted a row of coke (1960s+ Narcotics)

Related Terms

a hard row to hoe, have one’s ducks in a row, knock someone or something for a loop, skid row
see:

get one’s ducks in a row
kick up a fuss (row)
skid row
tough row to hoe

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