verb (used without object)
to propel a vessel by the leverage of an oar or the like.
verb (used with object)
to propel (a vessel) by the leverage of an oar or the like.
to convey in a boat that is rowed.
to convey or propel (something) in a manner suggestive of rowing.
to require, use, or be equipped with (a number of oars):
The captain’s barge rowed twenty oars.
to use (oarsmen) for rowing.
to perform or participate in by rowing:
to row a race.
to row against in a race:
Oxford rows Cambridge.
an act, instance, or period of rowing:
It was a long row to the far bank.
an excursion in a rowboat:
to go for a row.
an arrangement of persons or things in a line: a row of chairs
(mainly Brit) a street, esp a narrow one lined with identical houses
(capital when part of a street name): Church Row
a line of seats, as in a cinema, theatre, etc
(maths) a horizontal linear arrangement of numbers, quantities, or terms, esp in a determinant or matrix
a horizontal rank of squares on a chessboard or draughtboard
in a row, in succession; one after the other: he won two gold medals in a row
a hard row to hoe, a difficult task or assignment
a noisy quarrel or dispute
a noisy disturbance; commotion: we couldn’t hear the music for the row next door
(informal) give someone a row, to scold someone; tell someone off
(intransitive) often foll by with. to quarrel noisily
(transitive) (archaic) to reprimand
to propel (a boat) by using oars
(transitive) to carry (people, goods, etc) in a rowing boat
to be propelled by means of (oars or oarsmen)
(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)
(transitive) to race against in a boat propelled by oars: Oxford row Cambridge every year
an act, instance, period, or distance of rowing
an excursion in a rowing boat
An elongated pile of narcotic, esp cocaine, for sniffing; line: and snorted a row of coke (1960s+ Narcotics)
a hard row to hoe, have one’s ducks in a row, knock someone or something for a loop, skid row
get one’s ducks in a row
kick up a fuss (row)
tough row to hoe
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noun 1. Also called sacrist [sak-rist, sey-krist] /ˈsæk rɪst, ˈseɪ krɪst/ (Show IPA). an official in charge of the sacred vessels, vestments, etc., of a church or a religious house. 2. a sexton. noun 1. a person who has charge of the contents of a church, esp the sacred vessels, vestments, etc 2. a less […]
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