row
Pronunciation Noun

row (plural rows)

  1. A line of objects, often regularly spaced, such as seats in a theatre, vegetable plants in a garden etc.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, 1 Kings vii:4 ↗:
      And there were windows in three rows.
    • 1645, John Milton, “At a Solemn Musick”, in Poems of Mr. John Milton, […] , London: Printed by Ruth Raworth for Humphrey Moſely,  […], OCLC 606951673 ↗:
      The bright seraphim in burning row.
  2. A line of entries in a table, etc., going from left to right, as opposed to a column going from top to bottom.
    Antonyms: column
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row (plural rows)

  1. An act or instance of rowing.
    I went for an early-morning row.
  2. (weightlifting) An exercise performed with a pulling motion of the arms towards the back.
Translations Verb

row (rows, present participle rowing; past and past participle rowed)

  1. (transitive or intransitive, nautical) To propel (a boat or other craft) over water using oars.
    Synonyms: paddle
  2. (transitive) To transport in a boat propelled with oars.
    to row the captain ashore in his barge
  3. (intransitive) To be moved by oars.
    The boat rows easily.
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row (plural rows)

  1. A noisy argument.
    • 1923, P.G. Wodehouse, The Inimitable Jeeves:
      As a rule, you see, I'm not lugged into Family Rows. On the occasions when Aunt is calling to Aunt like mastodons bellowing across primeval swamps and Uncle James's letter about Cousin Mabel's peculiar behaviour is being shot round the family circle... the clan has a tendency to ignore me.
    • 1991, Stephen Fry, The Liar, p. 27:
      ...he wrote to me last week telling me about an incredible bitch of a row blazing there on account of someone having been and gone and produced an unofficial magazine called Raddled, full of obscene libellous Oz-like filth. And what I though, what Sammy and I thought, was—why not?
    Synonyms: argument, disturbance, fight, fracas, quarrel, shouting match, slanging match
  2. A continual loud noise.
    Who's making that row?
    Synonyms: din, racket
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row (rows, present participle rowing; past and past participle rowed)

  1. (intransitive) to argue noisily
    Synonyms: argue, fight
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Row
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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