verb (used with object)
to put (cargo, provisions, etc.) in the places intended for them.
to put (sails, spars, gear, etc.) in the proper place or condition when not in use.
to put in a place or receptacle, as for storage or reserve; pack:
He stowed the potatoes in our cellar.
to fill (a place or receptacle) by packing:
to stow a carton with books.
to have or afford room for; hold.
Slang. to stop; break off:
Stow it! Stow the talk!
to put away, as in a safe or convenient place (often followed by away).
to lodge or quarter.
stow away, to conceal oneself aboard a ship or other conveyance in order to obtain free transportation or to elude pursuers.
(often foll by away) to pack or store
to fill by packing
(nautical) to pack or put away (cargo, sails and other gear, etc)
to have enough room for
(usually imperative) (Brit, slang) to cease from: stow your noise!, stow it!
John. 1525–1605, English antiquary, noted for his Survey of London and Westminster (1598; 1603)
- Stow it
story of my life, the
adverb, Scot. 1. secretly; stealthily.
noun, Scot. 1. stoup. noun 1. (Scot) a variant of stoup (sense 2)
Slang. 1. a potent long-acting hallucinogen. 1. standard temperature and pressure. abbreviation 1. trademark scientifically treated petroleum: an oil substitute promising renewed power for an internal-combustion engine 2. Also NTP. standard temperature and pressure: standard conditions of 0°C temperature and 101.325 kPa (760 mmHg) pressure 3. Professor of Sacred Theology noun 4. a synthetic hallucinogenic […]