HyperDic: plough

English > 4 senses of the word Plough / plough:
VERBmotionplough, plowmove in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil
creationplough, plow, turnto break and turn over earth especially with a plow
NOUNobjectPlough, Big Dipper, Dipper, Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagona group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
artifactplough, plowa farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
Plough / plough > pronunciation
Soundsplaw'; plow'
Rhymesallow ... snowplow: 8 rhymes with law...
afterglow ... yellow: 77 rhymes with low...
English > Plough: 4 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major.
SynonymsBig Dipper, Dipper, Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagon
Instance ofasterism(astronomy) a cluster of stars (or a small constellation)
Part ofGreat Bear, Ursa MajorA constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star
Spanisharado, Ursa Major
CatalanUMa, Ursa Major
English > plough: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing.
Synonymplow
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
Verbsploughto break and turn over earth especially with a plow
English > plough: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymplow
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishsurcar
English > plough: 4 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningTo break and turn over earth especially with a plow.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsplow, 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
Nounsplougha farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
ploughingtilling the land with a plow

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