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row 1

 (rō)
n.
1. A series of objects placed next to each other, usually in a straight line.
2. A succession without a break or gap in time: won the title for three years in a row.
3. A line of adjacent seats, as in a theater, auditorium, or classroom.
4. A continuous line of buildings along a street.
tr.v. rowed, row·ing, rows
To place in a row.
Idiom:
a tough row to hoe Informal
A difficult situation to endure.

[Middle English, from Old English rāw.]

row 2

 (rō)
v. rowed, row·ing, rows
v.intr. Nautical
To propel a boat with oars.
v.tr.
1. Nautical
a. To propel (a boat) with oars.
b. To carry in or on a boat propelled by oars.
c. To use (a specified number of oars or people deploying them).
2. To propel or convey in a manner resembling rowing of a boat.
3. Sports
a. To pull (an oar) as part of a racing crew.
b. To race against by rowing.
n. Nautical
1.
a. The act or an instance of rowing.
b. A shift at the oars of a boat.
2. A trip or an excursion in a rowboat.

[Middle English rowen, from Old English rōwan; see erə- in Indo-European roots.]

row′er n.

row 3

 (rou)
n.
1. A noisy or quarrel or disturbance.
2. A loud noise.
intr.v. rowed, row·ing, rows
To take part in a noisy quarrel or disturbance.

[Origin unknown.]

row

(rəʊ)
n
1. an arrangement of persons or things in a line: a row of chairs.
2. (Human Geography)
a. chiefly Brit a street, esp a narrow one lined with identical houses
b. (capital when part of a street name): Church Row.
3. a line of seats, as in a cinema, theatre, etc
4. (Mathematics) maths a horizontal linear arrangement of numbers, quantities, or terms, esp in a determinant or matrix
5. (Chess & Draughts) 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
[Old English rāw, rǣw; related to Old High German rīga line, Lithuanian raiwe strip]

row

(raʊ)
n
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. give someone a row informal to scold someone; tell someone off
vb
5. (often foll by: with) to quarrel noisily
6. (tr) archaic to reprimand
[C18: origin unknown]

row

(rəʊ)
vb
1. (Rowing) to propel (a boat) by using oars
2. (Rowing) (tr) to carry (people, goods, etc) in a rowing boat
3. (Rowing) to be propelled by means of (oars or oarsmen)
4. (Rowing) (intr) 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 scull6
5. (Rowing) (tr) to race against in a boat propelled by oars: Oxford row Cambridge every year.
n
6. (Rowing) an act, instance, period, or distance of rowing
7. (Rowing) an excursion in a rowing boat
[Old English rōwan; related to Middle Dutch roien, Middle High German rüejen, Old Norse rōa, Latin rēmus oar]
ˈrower n
ˈrowing n

row1

(roʊ)

n.
1. a number of persons or things arranged in a line, esp. a straight line.
2. a line of persons or things so arranged.
3. a line of adjacent seats facing the same way, as in a theater.
4. a street formed by two continuous lines of buildings.
5. one of the horizontal lines of squares on a checkerboard; rank.
v.t.
6. to put in a row (often fol. by up).
Idioms:
hard, long, or tough row to hoe, an extremely difficult set of circumstances to contend with.
7. in a row, one after another; in succession.
[1175–1225; Middle English row(e); compare Old English rǣw]

row2

(roʊ)

v.i.
1. to propel a vessel by the leverage of oars or the like.
v.t.
2. to propel (a vessel) with oars 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).
6. to use (oarsmen) for rowing.
7. to row against in a race.
n.
8. an act or period of rowing.
9. an excursion in a rowboat.
[before 950; Middle English; Old English rōwan, c. Middle Low German rōjen, Middle High German rüejen to steer, Old Norse rōa; akin to Latin rēmus oar]
row′er, n.

row3

(raʊ)

n.
1. a noisy dispute or quarrel.
v.i.
2. to quarrel noisily.
[1740–50]

row

  • windbreak - A row of trees acting as a fence.
  • acrostic - From Greek akron, "end," and stikhos, "row, line of verse."
  • queue - Has the forms queued and queuing or queueing; queueing has five vowels in a row.
  • row - The verb comes from Germanic ro-, "steer," and row, "orderly line," which is from Germanic raigwa.

Row

 a number of things or persons set out in a circle, in a string or series, or in a line—Wilkes.
Examples: row of answers, 1674; of beans; of grain, 1707; of houses, 1450; of onions, 1880; of piles, 1229; of pillars, 1610; of pineapples, 1779; of stakes, 1719; of theatre seats, 1710; of teeth, 1887; of words, 1510; of writers, 1576.

row


Past participle: rowed
Gerund: rowing

Imperative
row
row
Present
I row
you row
he/she/it rows
we row
you row
they row
Preterite
I rowed
you rowed
he/she/it rowed
we rowed
you rowed
they rowed
Present Continuous
I am rowing
you are rowing
he/she/it is rowing
we are rowing
you are rowing
they are rowing
Present Perfect
I have rowed
you have rowed
he/she/it has rowed
we have rowed
you have rowed
they have rowed
Past Continuous
I was rowing
you were rowing
he/she/it was rowing
we were rowing
you were rowing
they were rowing
Past Perfect
I had rowed
you had rowed
he/she/it had rowed
we had rowed
you had rowed
they had rowed
Future
I will row
you will row
he/she/it will row
we will row
you will row
they will row
Future Perfect
I will have rowed
you will have rowed
he/she/it will have rowed
we will have rowed
you will have rowed
they will have rowed
Future Continuous
I will be rowing
you will be rowing
he/she/it will be rowing
we will be rowing
you will be rowing
they will be rowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rowing
you have been rowing
he/she/it has been rowing
we have been rowing
you have been rowing
they have been rowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rowing
you will have been rowing
he/she/it will have been rowing
we will have been rowing
you will have been rowing
they will have been rowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rowing
you had been rowing
he/she/it had been rowing
we had been rowing
you had been rowing
they had been rowing
Conditional
I would row
you would row
he/she/it would row
we would row
you would row
they would row
Past Conditional
I would have rowed
you would have rowed
he/she/it would have rowed
we would have rowed
you would have rowed
they would have rowed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.row - an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a linerow - an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line; "a row of chairs"
line - a formation of people or things one beside another; "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call"
serration - a row of notches; "the pliers had serrations to improve the grip"
terrace - a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face); "Grosvenor Terrace"
2.row - an angry disputerow - an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
difference of opinion, dispute, difference, conflict - a disagreement or argument about something important; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
affray, altercation, fracas - noisy quarrel
pettifoggery, spat, squabble, tiff, bicker, bickering, fuss - a quarrel about petty points
bust-up - a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)
3.row - a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally); "a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds"; "rows of barbed wire protected the trenches"
strip - a relatively long narrow piece of something; "he felt a flat strip of muscle"
4.row - (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks"
damp course, damp-proof course - a course of some impermeable material laid in the foundation walls of building near the ground to prevent dampness from rising into the building
layer, bed - single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
row of bricks - a course of bricks place next to each other (usually in a straight line)
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
5.row - a linear array of numbers, letters, or symbols side by side
array - an orderly arrangement; "an array of troops in battle order"
table, tabular array - a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"
6.row - a continuous chronological succession without an interruption; "they won the championship three years in a row"
chronological sequence, chronological succession, succession, successiveness, sequence - a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
7.row - the act of rowing as a sportrow - the act of rowing as a sport  
feathering, feather - turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
crab - a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply; "he caught a crab and lost the race"
sculling - rowing by a single oarsman in a racing shell
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Verb1.row - propel with oars; "row the boat across the lake"
stroke - row at a particular rate
feather, square - turn the oar, while rowing
boat - ride in a boat on water
pull - operate when rowing a boat; "pull the oars"
scull - propel with sculls; "scull the boat"

row

1
noun line, bank, range, series, file, rank, string, column, sequence, queue, tier a row of pretty little cottages
in a row consecutively, running, in turn, one after the other, successively, in sequence They have won five championships in a row.

row

2
noun (Informal)
1. quarrel, dispute, argument, squabble, tiff, trouble, controversy, scrap (informal), fuss, falling-out (informal), fray, brawl, fracas, altercation, slanging match (Brit.), shouting match (informal), turf war (informal), shindig (informal), ruction (informal), ruckus (informal), shindy (informal), bagarre (French) A man was stabbed to death in a family row.
2. disturbance, noise, racket, uproar, commotion, pandemonium, rumpus, tumult, hubbub 'Whatever is that row?' she demanded.
3. telling-off, talking-to (informal), lecture, reprimand, ticking-off (informal), dressing-down (informal), rollicking (Brit. informal) (informal), tongue-lashing, reproof, castigation, flea in your ear (informal) I can't give you a row for scarpering off.
verb
1. quarrel, fight, argue, dispute, scrap (informal), brawl, squabble, spar, wrangle, go at it hammer and tongs They rowed all the time.

row 1

noun
A group of people or things arranged in a row:

row 2

noun
A quarrel, fight, or disturbance marked by very noisy, disorderly, and often violent behavior:
Informal: fracas.
Slang: rumble.
verb
To quarrel noisily:
Translations
رِحْلَة تَجْذيفشِجار، خِصامصَفصَفّعِراك شَوارِع
řadaveslovathádkakravállomoz
rækkeroskænderiskændesspektakel
ridarivi
riidelläriitarivisoutaarähinä
redsvađasvađati seveslati
sor
bátsferîflytja/ferja í árabátgauragangurhávaîarifrildiróa
喧嘩喧嘩する
다투다말다툼배를 젓다
airētairētiesbrauciens ar laivupārvadāt laivāskandāls
lomozprevážaťvýlet na člne
hrupprepirprepirati seveslativrsta
bråkbråkaradrotumult
แถวการทะเลาะวิวาททะเลาะวิวาทพาย
chèo thuyềnhàngtranh cãivụ cãi nhau

row

1 [rəʊ]
A. N (= line) → fila f, hilera f (Theat etc) → fila f; [of books, houses etc] → hilera f, fila f; (in knitting) → pasada f, vuelta f
in a rowen fila
in the front rowen primera fila, en la fila uno
in the fourth rowen la cuarta fila, en la fila cuatro
he killed four in a rowmató cuatro seguidos, mató cuatro uno tras otro
for five days in a rowdurante cinco días seguidos
B. CPD row house N (US) → casa f adosada

row

2 [rəʊ]
A. N (= trip) → paseo m en bote de remos
to go for a rowpasearse or hacer una excursión en bote
it was a hard row to the shorenos costó llegar a la playa remando
B. VT [+ boat] → remar; [+ person] → llevar en bote
you rowed a good racehabéis remado muy bien
he rowed the Atlanticcruzó el Atlántico a remo
to row sb across a riverllevar a algn en bote al otro lado de un río
can you row me out to the yacht?¿me lleva en bote al yate?
C. VIremar
to row hardesforzarse remando, hacer fuerza de remos
he rowed for Oxfordremó en el bote de Oxford
to row against sbcompetir con algn en una regata a remo
we rowed for the shoreremamos hacia la playa, nos dirigimos remando hacia la playa
to row across a rivercruzar un río a remo
to row round an islanddar la vuelta a una isla remando or a remo

row

3 [raʊ] (esp Brit)
A. N
1. (= noise) → ruido m, bulla f
the row from the engineel ruido del motor
it makes a devil of a rowhace un ruido de todos los demonios
hold your row!; stop your row!¡cállate!
2. (= dispute) → bronca f, pelea f
to have a rowreñir, pelearse (LAm)
now don't let's start a rowno riñamos
the row about wagesla disputa acerca de los salarios
3. (= fuss, disturbance, incident) → jaleo m, escándalo m, lío m, follón m (Sp), bronca f (esp LAm)
what's the row about?¿a qué se debe el lío?
to kick up or make a rowarmar un lío; (= protest) → poner el grito en el cielo
4. (= scolding) → regaño m, regañina f
to get into a rowganarse una regañina (for por) you'll get into a rowte van a regañar
B. VIreñir, pelear (LAm)
they're always rowingsiempre están riñendo
to row with sbreñir or pelearse con algn

row

1 [ˈrəʊ]
n
(= line) [houses, shops, trees, objects, chairs] → rangée f; [plants] → rang m
a row of houses → une rangée de maisons
[people, cars] (beside one another)rangée f; (behind one another)file f
in a row [sit, stand] → en rang
(= line of seats) (in cinema, theatre, classroom)rang m
Our seats are in the front row → Nos places se trouvent au premier rang.
in the back row → au dernier rang
(KNITTING)rang m
in a row (= in succession) → d'affilée
five times in a row → cinq fois d'affilée
(in boat)tour m en barque
to go for a row → faire un tour en barque
vi
(in boat)ramer
We took turns to row → Nous avons ramé à tour de rôle.
(as sport)faire de l'aviron
vt
to row a boat → ramer
We could all row a boat almost before we could walk → Nous savions tous ramer avant même de savoir marcher.
[+ person] to row sb across → faire traverser qn, faire traverser qn à la rame
to row sb back → ramener qn, ramener qn à la rame
The boatman refused to row him back → Le batelier a refusé de le ramener., Le batelier a refusé de le ramener à la rame.
[+ distance] → ramer

row

2 [ˈraʊ] (British)
n
(= noise) → vacarme m
What's that terrible row? → Qu'est-ce que c'est que ce vacarme?
to make a row → faire du vacarme
(= noisy argument) (between friends, family)dispute f
to have a row → se disputer
They've had a row → Ils se sont disputés.
They had a terrible row
BUT Ils ont eu une terrible dispute.
a family row → une dispute familiale
(= dispute) (between organizations, countries, public figures)dispute f
a row over sth → une dispute à propos de qch
A new row has broken out over the government's plans → Une nouvelle dispute a éclaté à propos des projets du gouvernement.
vi
se disputer
to row with sb → se disputer avec qn

row

1
nReihe f; (Comput) (of table)Zeile f; 4 failures in a row4 Misserfolge hinter- or nacheinander; arrange them in rowsstell sie in Reihen auf

row

2
vi (in boat) → rudern; to row away/backweg-/zurückrudern
vt boatrudern; to row somebody acrossjdn hinüberrudern; to row strokeSchlagmann sein
n I enjoy a rowich rudere gern; to go for a rowrudern gehen

row

3
n (esp Brit inf)
(= noise)Lärm m, → Krach m (inf); to make a or kick up (inf) a rowKrach schlagen (inf)
(= quarrel)Streit m, → Krach m (inf); to have a row with somebodymit jdm Streit or Krach (inf)haben; to start a rowStreit anfangen
(= scolding) to get a rowKrach bekommen (inf); to give somebody a rowjdn runtermachen (inf)
vi (= quarrel)(sich) streiten

row

1 [rəʊ] n (line) → fila; (of plants) → fila, filare m (Knitting) → ferro (Math) → riga
in a row → in fila
in the front row → in prima fila
for five days in a row → per cinque giorni di fila

row

2 [rəʊ]
1. vt (boat) → remare
to row sb across a river → trasportare qn dall'altra parte di un fiume su una barca a remi
2. viremare (Sport) → vogare
to go rowing → andare a fare una remata

row

3 [raʊ]
1. n (noise) → baccano, fracasso; (quarrel) → lite f, litigio; (scolding) → sgridata
to make a row → far baccano
to have a row → litigare
to get (into) a row → prendersi una sgridata
to give sb a row → sgridare qn
2. vilitigare

row1

(rəu) noun
a line. two rows of houses; They were sitting in a row; They sat in the front row in the theatre.

row2

(rəu) verb
1. to move (a boat) through the water using oars. He rowed (the dinghy) up the river.
2. to transport by rowing. He rowed them across the lake.
noun
a trip in a rowing-boat. They went for a row on the river.
ˈrower noun
a person who rows; an oarsman.
ˈrowing-boat, ˈrow-boat noun
a boat which is moved by oars.

row3

(rau) noun
1. a noisy quarrel. They had a terrible row; a family row.
2. a continuous loud noise. They heard a row in the street.

row

صَفّ, مُشَادَة, يَتَعَارَكُ, يُجَذِّفُ hádat se, hádka, řada, veslovat række, ro, skænderi, skændes Reihe, rudern, Streit, streiten καβγαδίζω, καβγάς, κωπηλατώ, στοίχος discusión, discutir, hilera, remar riidellä, riita, rivi, soutaa dispute, ramer, rangée, se disputer red, svađa, svađati se, veslati fila, lite, litigare, remare, 喧嘩, 喧嘩する 다투다, 말다툼, 배를 젓다, 줄 rij, roeien, ruzie, ruziën krangel, krangle, rad, ro kłótnia, rząd, wiosłować, zrobić awanturę briga, brigar, discutir, fila, remar грести, ряд, скандал, скандалить bråk, bråka, rad, ro แถว, การทะเลาะวิวาท, ทะเลาะวิวาท, พาย kürek çekmek, sıra, tartışma, tartışmak chèo thuyền, hàng, tranh cãi, vụ cãi nhau 争吵, 划船, 吵架,
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She did take off the papers, but no cloud of ringlets appeared, for the hair came with the papers, and the horrified hairdresser laid a row of little scorched bundles on the bureau before her victim.
Well, gracious sakes, she has a nerve," he muttered as he went along the street and passed a row of vacant lots where corn grew.
Peter put the melons in a row on the oilcloth-covered table and stood over them, brandishing a butcher knife.
The maid brought her a delicious printed scrawl from Raoul, expressing his love, asking her to send him some bonbons, and telling her they had found that morning ten tiny white pigs all lying in a row beside Lidie's big white pig.
She smiled, as if in pity at her own momentary forgetfulness, discovering by the act a row of teeth that would have shamed the purest ivory; when, replacing the veil, she bowed her face, and rode in silence, like one whose thoughts were abstracted from the scene around her.
The white double rose-bush had evidently been propped up anew against the house since the commencement of the season; and a pear-tree and three damson-trees, which, except a row of currant-bushes, constituted the only varieties of fruit, bore marks of the recent amputation of several superfluous or defective limbs.
In my native town of Salem, at the head of what, half a century ago, in the days of old King Derby, was a bustling wharf -- but which is now burdened with decayed wooden warehouses, and exhibits few or no symptoms of commercial life; except, perhaps, a bark or brig, half-way down its melancholy length, discharging hides; or, nearer at hand, a Nova Scotia schooner, pitching out her cargo of firewood -- at the head, I say, of this dilapidated wharf, which the tide often overflows, and along which, at the base and in the rear of the row of buildings, the track of many languid years is seen in a border of unthrifty grass -- here, with a view from its front windows adown this not very enlivening prospect, and thence across the harbour, stands a spacious edifice of brick.
Another of his sources of fearful pleasure was to pass long winter evenings with the old Dutch wives, as they sat spinning by the fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and haunted brooks, and haunted bridges, and haunted houses, and particularly of the headless horseman, or Galloping Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometimes called him.
He kept a whole row of pipes there ready loaded, stuck in a rack, within easy reach of his hand; and, whenever he turned in, he smoked them all out in succession, lighting one from the other to the end of the chapter; then loading them again to be in readiness anew.
pointing to the ship; well, that's the figure one; now take all the hoops in the Pequod's hold, and string 'em along in a row with that mast, for oughts, do you see; well, that wouldn't begin to be Fedallah's age.
They were on a street which seemed to run on forever, mile after mile--thirty-four of them, if they had known it--and each side of it one uninterrupted row of wretched little two-story frame buildings.
The quarters was a little sort of street of rude shanties, in a row, in a part of the plantation, far off from the house.