HyperDic: plow

English > 4 senses of the word plow:
VERBcreationplow, plough, turnto break and turn over earth especially with a plow
communicationplow, cover, treat, handle, deal, addressact on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
motionplow, ploughmove in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil
NOUNartifactplow, plougha farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
plow > pronunciation
Soundsplaw'
Rhymesallow ... snowplow: 8 rhymes with law...
English > plow: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing.
Synonymplough
Narrowerbull tongueA heavy plow with a single wide blade
moldboard plow, mouldboard ploughplow that has a moldboard
BroadertoolAn implement used in the practice of a vocation
Spanisharada, arado, arar
Catalanarada
Verbsplowto break and turn over earth especially with a plow
English > plow: 4 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningTo break and turn over earth especially with a plow.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"
Synonymsplough, turn
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Entailsdig, delve, cut into, turn overTurn up, loosen, or remove earth
Narrowerharrow, diskDraw a harrow over (land)
ridgeplough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip
BroadertillWork land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation
Spanisharar, labrar, surcar
Catalanllaurar, solcar
Nounsplowa farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
plowera man who plows
plowingtilling the land with a plow
English > plow: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningAct on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscover, treat, handle, deal, address
Narrowerdiscourse, talk about, discussTo consider or examine in speech or writing
theologize, theologisetreat from a theological viewpoint or render theological in character
Broaderbroach, initiateBring up a topic for discussion
Similar toembrace, encompass, comprehend, coverInclude in scope
treat, handle, do byinteract in a certain way
Spanishabordar, dirigir, tratar
Catalandirigir, tractar
English > plow: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The ship plowed through the water"
Synonymplough
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishsurcar

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