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mow 1

 (mou)
n.
1. The place in a barn where hay, grain, or other feed is stored.
2. A stack of hay or other feed stored in a barn.

[Middle English moue, stack of hay, from Old English mūga; akin to Old Norse mūgr, swathe, crowd.]

mow 2

 (mō)
v. mowed, mowed or mown (mōn), mow·ing, mows
v.tr.
1. To cut down (grass or grain) with a scythe or a mechanical device.
2. To cut (grass or grain) from: mow the lawn.
v.intr.
To cut down grass or other growth.
Phrasal Verb:
mow down
1. To destroy in great numbers as if cutting down, as in battle.
2. To overwhelm: mowed down the opposition with strong arguments.

[Middle English mouen, from Old English māwan; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

mow′er (mō′ər) n.

mow

(məʊ)
vb, mows, mowing, mowed, mowed or mown
1. (Agriculture) to cut down (grass, crops, etc) with a hand implement or machine
2. (Agriculture) (tr) to cut the growing vegetation of (a field, lawn, etc)
[Old English māwan; related to Old High German māen, Middle Dutch maeyen to mow, Latin metere to reap, Welsh medi]
ˈmower n

mow

(maʊ)
n
1. (Agriculture) the part of a barn where hay, straw, etc, is stored
2. (Agriculture) the hay, straw, etc, stored
[Old English mūwa; compare Old Norse mūgr heap, Greek mukōn]

mow

(maʊ)
n, vb
an archaic word for grimace
[C14: from Old French moe a pout, or Middle Dutch mouwe]

mow1

(moʊ)

v. mowed, mowed mown, mow•ing. v.t.
1. to cut down (grass, grain, etc.) with a scythe or a machine.
2. to cut grass, grain, etc., from.
v.i.
3. to cut down grass, grain, etc.
4. mow down,
a. to destroy or kill in great numbers, as in a battle.
b. to overwhelm.
c. to knock down.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English māwan; c. Old Frisian mēa, Middle Dutch maeien, Old High German māen (German mähen)]
mow′er, n.

mow2

(maʊ)

n.
1. the place in a barn where hay, grain, etc., are stored.
2. a heap or pile of hay or grain in a barn.
[before 900; Middle English mow(e), Old English mūwa, mūha, mūga; akin to Old Norse mūgi swath]

mow3

(maʊ, moʊ)
n., v.i.
Archaic.
[1275–1325; Middle English mowe < Middle French moue lip, pout, Old French moe < Frankish]

Mow

 a stack or heap of grain or hay in a barn; a heap or pile.
Examples: mow of earth, 1424; of grain, 1573; of hay, 1539; of peas, 1718; of wheat, 1398.

mow


Past participle: mown
Gerund: mowing

Imperative
mow
mow
Present
I mow
you mow
he/she/it mows
we mow
you mow
they mow
Preterite
I mowed
you mowed
he/she/it mowed
we mowed
you mowed
they mowed
Present Continuous
I am mowing
you are mowing
he/she/it is mowing
we are mowing
you are mowing
they are mowing
Present Perfect
I have mown
you have mown
he/she/it has mown
we have mown
you have mown
they have mown
Past Continuous
I was mowing
you were mowing
he/she/it was mowing
we were mowing
you were mowing
they were mowing
Past Perfect
I had mown
you had mown
he/she/it had mown
we had mown
you had mown
they had mown
Future
I will mow
you will mow
he/she/it will mow
we will mow
you will mow
they will mow
Future Perfect
I will have mown
you will have mown
he/she/it will have mown
we will have mown
you will have mown
they will have mown
Future Continuous
I will be mowing
you will be mowing
he/she/it will be mowing
we will be mowing
you will be mowing
they will be mowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mowing
you have been mowing
he/she/it has been mowing
we have been mowing
you have been mowing
they have been mowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mowing
you will have been mowing
he/she/it will have been mowing
we will have been mowing
you will have been mowing
they will have been mowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mowing
you had been mowing
he/she/it had been mowing
we had been mowing
you had been mowing
they had been mowing
Conditional
I would mow
you would mow
he/she/it would mow
we would mow
you would mow
they would mow
Past Conditional
I would have mown
you would have mown
he/she/it would have mown
we would have mown
you would have mown
they would have mown
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mow - a loft in a barn where hay is storedmow - a loft in a barn where hay is stored
barn - an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
attic, garret, loft - floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
Verb1.mow - cut with a blade or mower; "mow the grass"
scythe - cut with a scythe; "scythe grass or grain"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
2.mow - make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip; "mop and mow"; "The girl pouted"
grimace, make a face, pull a face - contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do"

mow

verb cut, crop, trim, shear, scythe He mowed the lawn and did other routine chores.
mow something or someone down massacre, butcher, slaughter, cut down, shoot down, blow away (slang, chiefly U.S.), cut to pieces Gunmen mowed down 10 people in the attack.
Translations
يَجُز، يَحِش العُشْبيَقْطَعُ الْأعْشَابَ
sekatžnout
slå
tondi
leikata ruohoa
kositi
lenyír
slá gras
刈る
베다
išguldytišienapjovėšienautižolės pjovimo mašinėlė
pļaut
pokosiť
kositi
klippamejaslå
ตัดหญ้า
cắt cỏ

mow

[məʊ] (mowed (pt) (mown) (mowed (pp))) VT
1. to mow the lawncortar el césped
2. (Agr) → segar, cortar
to mow sb down (fig) → acabar con algn, segar la vida de algn

mow

[ˈməʊ] [mowed] (pt) [mowed or mown] (pp) vt
to mow the lawn → tondre le gazon
mow down
vt sepfaucher; [+ person]

mow

1 pret <mowed>, ptp <mown or mowed>
vtimähen

mow

2
n (US) → Heuhaufen m; (= storing place)Heuboden m

mow

[məʊ] (mowed (pt) (mown or mowed (pp))) vt (corn) → falciare; (grass) → tagliare
mow down vt + advfalciare

mow

(məu) past tense mowed: past participles mowed ~mown verb
to cut (grass etc) with a scythe or mower. He mowed the lawn.
ˈmower noun
a machine for cutting grass.
mow down
to kill in large numbers. Our troops were mown down by machine-gun fire.

mow

يَقْطَعُ الْأعْشَابَ sekat slå mähen θερίζω cortar, segar leikata ruohoa tondre kositi tagliare l’erba 刈る 베다 maaien slå skosić cortar косить klippa ตัดหญ้า çim biçmek cắt cỏ 割草
References in classic literature ?
He can mow the lawn and run errands when the horses do not need atten- tion," she explained to her husband.
No town-bred dandy will compare with a country-bred one -- I mean a downright bumpkin dandy --a fellow that, in the dog-days, will mow his two acres in buckskin gloves for fear of tanning his hands.
The grass had grown very thickly there during the summer, and when autumn arrived no one had been there to mow it.
Eurymachus," answered Ulysses, "if you and I were to work one against the other in early summer when the days are at their longest--give me a good scythe, and take another yourself, and let us see which will last the longer or mow the stronger, from dawn till dark when the mowing grass is about.
Lord Winter answers for his regiment, or at least very nearly so -- we will not split straws about words -- let him place himself at the head of his men, we will place ourselves at the side of your majesty, and we will mow a swath through Cromwell's army and reach Scotland.
And now as a band of reapers mow swathes of wheat or barley upon a rich man's land, and the sheaves fall thick before them, even so did the Trojans and Achaeans fall upon one another; they were in no mood for yielding but fought like wolves, and neither side got the better of the other.
And I’ll drink out of the quart pot— Here’s a health to the barley mow.
Ay, you may mow down the leaves and the blossoms, but the roots of life lie too deep for your sickle to sever.
If you stay the night on land at Clifton, you cannot do better than put up at the "Barley Mow.
But when to their feminine rage the indignation of the people is added, when the ignorant and the poor are aroused, when the unintelligent brute force that lies at the bottom of society is made to growl and mow, it needs the habit of magnanimity and religion to treat it godlike as a trifle of no concernment.
When it was growing, and grown, I have observed already how many things I wanted to fence it, secure it, mow or reap it, cure and carry it home, thrash, part it from the chaff, and save it.
The Noah's arks are packed one within another, with clockwork horses harnessed to them; the soldiers, knapsack on back, are kissing their hands to the dear foolish girls, who, however, will not be left behind them; all the four-footed things gather around the elephant, who is overful of drawing-room furniture; the birds flutter their wings; the man with the scythe mows his way through the crowd; the balloons tug at their strings; the ships rock under a swell of sail, everything is getting ready for the mighty exodus into the Strand.