HyperDic: tow

English > 2 senses of the word tow:
VERBcontacttowdrag behind
NOUNacttow, towagethe act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
tow > pronunciation
Soundstow'
Rhymesalto ... Yamamoto: 70 rhymes with tow...
English > tow: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope.
Example"the truck gave him a tow to the garage"
Synonymtowage
Broaderdraw, haul, haulageThe act of drawing or hauling / hauling something
Spanishremolcador, remolque
Catalanremolc
Verbstowdrag behind
English > tow: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningdrag behind.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Horses used to tow barges along the canal"
Narrowertugtow (a vessel) with a tug
Broadershlep, schlep, pull alongpull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance
Spanishremolcar
Catalanremolcar
Nounstow, towagethe act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
towera powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger / larger ships

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