HyperDic: hew

English > 2 senses of the word hew:
VERBcontacthew, hew outmake or shape as with an axe
contacthewstrike with an axe
hew > pronunciation
Soundshhyuw'
Rhymesanew ... Yue: 59 rhymes with yuw...
English > hew: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake or shape as with an axe.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"hew out a path in the rock"
Synonymhew out
Narrowerrough-hew, roughcasthew roughly, without finishing the surface
Broadercarveform by carving
Spanishhachar, hachear, tallar
Catalandestralejar
Nounshewera person who hews / hews
English > hew: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningstrike with an axe; cut down, strike.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey hew the trees
Example"hew an oak"
Narrowersnaghew jaggedly
Broaderstrikedeliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
See alsohew outmake or shape as with an axe
Spanishcortar, hachar, hachear, tallar
Catalandestralejar
Nounshewera person who hews / hews

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