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caw

 (kô)
n.
The hoarse raucous sound that is characteristic of a crow or similar bird.
intr.v. cawed, caw·ing, caws
To utter such a hoarse raucous sound.

[Imitative.]

caw

(kɔː)
n
the cry of a crow, rook, or raven
vb
(intr) to make this cry
[C16: of imitative origin]

CAW

abbreviation for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Canadian Auto Workers (trade union)

caw

(kɔ)

n.
1. the loud harsh call of the crow.
v.i.
2. to utter this cry.
[1580–90; imitative]

caw


Past participle: cawed
Gerund: cawing

Imperative
caw
caw
Present
I caw
you caw
he/she/it caws
we caw
you caw
they caw
Preterite
I cawed
you cawed
he/she/it cawed
we cawed
you cawed
they cawed
Present Continuous
I am cawing
you are cawing
he/she/it is cawing
we are cawing
you are cawing
they are cawing
Present Perfect
I have cawed
you have cawed
he/she/it has cawed
we have cawed
you have cawed
they have cawed
Past Continuous
I was cawing
you were cawing
he/she/it was cawing
we were cawing
you were cawing
they were cawing
Past Perfect
I had cawed
you had cawed
he/she/it had cawed
we had cawed
you had cawed
they had cawed
Future
I will caw
you will caw
he/she/it will caw
we will caw
you will caw
they will caw
Future Perfect
I will have cawed
you will have cawed
he/she/it will have cawed
we will have cawed
you will have cawed
they will have cawed
Future Continuous
I will be cawing
you will be cawing
he/she/it will be cawing
we will be cawing
you will be cawing
they will be cawing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cawing
you have been cawing
he/she/it has been cawing
we have been cawing
you have been cawing
they have been cawing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cawing
you will have been cawing
he/she/it will have been cawing
we will have been cawing
you will have been cawing
they will have been cawing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cawing
you had been cawing
he/she/it had been cawing
we had been cawing
you had been cawing
they had been cawing
Conditional
I would caw
you would caw
he/she/it would caw
we would caw
you would caw
they would caw
Past Conditional
I would have cawed
you would have cawed
he/she/it would have cawed
we would have cawed
you would have cawed
they would have cawed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caw - the sound made by corvine birds
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
Verb1.caw - utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
Translations

caw

[kɔː]
A. Ngraznido m
B. VIgraznar

caw

[ˈkɔː] vi [bird] → croasser

caw

vikrächzen
n(heiserer) Schrei

caw

[kɔː]
1. ngracchio
2. vigracchiare
References in classic literature ?
Seeing some travelers approaching, the Crow flew up into a tree, and perching herself on one of the branches, cawed as loudly as she could.
I remember as a most pleasant impression the broad, clear front, its open windows and fresh curtains and the pair of maids looking out; I remember the lawn and the bright flowers and the crunch of my wheels on the gravel and the clustered treetops over which the rooks circled and cawed in the golden sky.
Thus advocated Judge Mia Joy Cawed during the Department of Social Welfare and Development- led Kapihan media forum for the promotion of Children s Month and Juvenile Justice and Welfare Consciousness Week at the PIA grounds on November 25.