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Row

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Rowa. & adv. [See Rough.].
     Rough; stern; angry.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
Rown. [Abbrev. fr. rouse, n.].
     A noisy, turbulent quarrel or disturbance; a brawl.  Byron.  [1913 Webster]
Rown. [OE. rowe, rawe, rewe, AS. rāw, rw; probably akin to D. rij, G. reihe; cf. Skr. rkhā a line, stroke.].
     A series of persons or things arranged in a continued line; a line; a rank; a file; as, a row of trees; a row of houses or columns.  [1913 Webster]
    "And there were windows in three rows."  [1913 Webster]
    "The bright seraphim in burning row."  [1913 Webster]
Row culture (Agric.), the practice of cultivating crops in drills. -- Row of points (Geom.), the points on a line, infinite in number, as the points in which a pencil of rays is intersected by a line.
Rowv. t. [AS. rwan; akin to D. roeijen, MHG. rÜejen, Dan. roe, Sw. ro, Icel. ra, L. remus oar, Gr. , Skr. aritra. Rudder.].
  •  To propel with oars, as a boat or vessel, along the surface of water; as, to row a boat.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To transport in a boat propelled with oars; as, to row the captain ashore in his barge.  [1913 Webster]
Rowv. i. 
  •  To use the oar; as, to row well.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be moved by oars; as, the boat rows easily.  [1913 Webster]
Rown. 
     The act of rowing; excursion in a rowboat.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Row, n.
1 a number of persons or things in a more or less straight line.
2 a line of seats across a theatre etc. (in the front row).
3 a street with a continuous line of houses along one or each side.
4 a line of plants in a field or garden.
5 a horizontal line of entries in a table etc.

Idiom
a hard row to hoe a difficult task. in a row
1 forming a row.
2 colloq. in succession (two Sundays in a row). row-house US a terrace house.
Row, v. & n.
--v.
1 tr. propel (a boat) with oars.
2 tr. convey (a passenger) in a boat in this way.
3 intr. propel a boat in this way.
4 tr. make (a stroke) or achieve (a rate of striking) in rowing.
5 tr. compete in (a race) by rowing.
6 tr. row a race with.
--n.
1 a spell of rowing.
2 an excursion in a rowing-boat.

Idiom
row-boat US = rowing-boat. row down overtake in a rowing, esp. bumping, race. rowing-boat Brit. a small boat propelled by oars. rowing-machine a device for exercising the muscles used in rowing. row out exhaust by rowing (the crew were completely rowed out at the finish). row over complete the course of a boat race with little effort, owing to the absence or inferiority of competitors.
Derivative
rower n.
Row, n. & v. colloq.
--n.
1 a loud noise or commotion.
2 a fierce quarrel or dispute.
3 a a severe reprimand. b the condition of being reprimanded (shall get into a row).
--v.
1 intr. make or engage in a row.
2 tr. reprimand.

Idiom
make (or kick up) a row 1 raise a noise.
2 make a vigorous protest.
Etymology
18th-c. sl.: orig. unkn.

THESAURUS

Row

Autobahn, Bedlam let loose, Indian file, US highway, ado, advance, affray, agitation, align, alley, alleyway, altercation, array, arterial, arterial highway, arterial street, artery, articulation, autoroute, autostrada, avenue, bank, barney, bawl out, be noisy, bedlam, beef, belt highway, berate, bicker, bickering, blast, blind alley, bluster, boat, bobbery, boil, boiling, bother, boulevard, bowl, brawl, broil, brouhaha, bump heads, bunt, bustle, butt, buzz, bypass, byway, cacophony, camino real, canoe, carpet, carriageway, carry sail, catch a crab, catena, catenation, caterwaul, causeway, causey, chain, chain reaction, chaining, chaos, charivari, chaussee, chew out, chirm, churn, circumferential, circumnavigate, clamor, clangor, clap, clatter, close, coast, commotion, concatenation, connection, consecution, continuum, conturbation, corduroy road, county road, course, court, crescent, cross, cruise, cul-de-sac, cut a crab, cycle, dead-end street, descent, dike, din, dirt road, discomposure, discord, disorder, dispute, disquiet, disquietude, disturbance, donnybrook, donnybrook fair, drive, driveway, drone, drunken brawl, dustup, ebullition, echelon, embroilment, endless belt, endless round, excitement, expressway, fall out, falling-out, fanaticism, feather, feather an oar, ferment, fermentation, fever, feverishness, fidgets, fight, file, filiation, flap, flurry, fluster, flutteration, foment, fomentation, foofaraw, forward, fracas, fray, free-for-all, freeway, frenzy, fume, furor, furore, fury, fuss, gamut, give way, go by ship, go on shipboard, go to sea, gob, gradation, gravel road, hassle, hell broke loose, helter-skelter, highroad, highway, highways and byways, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, hum, hurly-burly, impel, inquietude, interstate highway, jangle, jaw, jitters, jumpiness, knock-down-and-drag-out, lane, line, line up, lineage, local road, lock horns, loud noise, maelstrom, maffick, main drag, main road, make a noise, make a passage, make a racket, make a row, make an uproar, malaise, melee, mews, moil, monotone, motorboat, motorway, move, mush, navigate, nerviness, nervosity, nervousness, nexus, noise, noise and shouting, oar, order, outcry, pace, paddle, pandemonium, parkway, passion, pave, paved road, pedal, pell-mell, pendulum, periodicity, perturbation, pike, place, plank road, plenum, ply, ply the oar, pole, pother, powder train, primary highway, private road, progression, propel, pull, punt, push, queue, racket, rage, raise Cain, raise a clamor, raise hell, raise the devil, raise the roof, rampage, range, rank, rattle, ream out, recurrence, restlessness, reticulation, rhubarb, right-of-way, ring road, riot, road, roadbed, roadway, roar, roil, roll, rotation, rough-and-tumble, roughhouse, round, rout, route nationale, routine, row away, row dry, royal road, ruckus, ruction, rumble, rumpus, run, run-in, sail, sail round, sail the sea, scale, scramble, scrap, scrimmage, scud, scull, seafare, secondary road, seethe, seething, sequel, sequence, series, set-to, shindy, ship oars, shivaree, shoot, shove, shunt, single file, sky an oar, spat, spectrum, speedway, squabble, state highway, steam, steamboat, stir, storminess, street, string, string out, succession, superhighway, swath, sweep, sweep along, swirl, take a voyage, tempestuousness, terrace, thoroughfare, thread, through street, thrust, thruway, thunder, thunderclap, tier, tiff, tintamarre, to-do, toll road, tongue-lash, township road, train, trap, traverse, treadle, trepidation, trepidity, troll, trouble, trundle, tumult, tumultuation, tumultuousness, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, turnpike, twitter, unease, unrest, uproar, upset, voyage, whoop it up, wildness, windrow, wrangle, wynd, yacht, yap, zeal, zealousness

ROGET THESAURUS

Row

Disorder

N disorder, derangement, irregularity, anomaly, anarchy, anarchism, want of method, untidiness, disunion, discord, confusion, confusedness, mishmash, mix, disarray, jumble, huddle, litter, lumber, cahotage, farrago, mess, mash, muddle, muss, hash, hodgepodge, hotch-potch, hotch-pot, imbroglio, chaos, omnium gatherum, medley, mere mixture, fortuitous concourse of atoms, disjecta membra, rudis indigestaque moles, complexity, turmoil, ferment, to-do, trouble, pudder, pother, row, rumble, disturbance, hubbub, convulsion, tumult, uproar, revolution, riot, rumpus, stour, scramble, brawl, fracas, rhubarb, fight, free-for-all, row, ruction, rumpus, embroilment, melee, spill and pelt, rough and tumble, whirlwind, bear garden, Babel, Saturnalia, donnybrook, Donnybrook Fair, confusion worse confounded, most admired disorder, concordia discors, Bedlam, all hell broke loose, bull in a china shop, all the fat in the fire, diable a' quatre, Devil to pay, pretty kettle of fish, pretty piece of work, pretty piece of business, disorderly person, disorderly persons offence, misdemeanor, slattern, slut (libertine), disorderly, orderless, out of order, out of place, out of gear, irregular, desultory, anomalous, acephalous, deranged, aimless, disorganized, straggling, unmethodical, immethodical, unsymmetric, unsystematic, untidy, slovenly, dislocated, out of sorts, promiscuous, indiscriminate, chaotic, anarchical, unarranged &c (arrange), confused, deranged, topsy-turvy, shapeless, disjointed, out of joint, troublous, riotous, complex, irregularly, by fits, by fits and snatches, by fits and starts, pellmell, higgledy-piggledy, helter-skelter, harum-scarum, in a ferment, at sixes and sevens, at cross-purposes, upside down, the cart before the horse, hysteron proteron, chaos is come again, the wreck of matter and the crush of worlds, disorder, derangement, irregularity, anomaly, anarchy, anarchism, want of method, untidiness, disunion, discord, confusion, confusedness, mishmash, mix, disarray, jumble, huddle, litter, lumber, cahotage, farrago, mess, mash, muddle, muss, hash, hodgepodge, hotch-potch, hotch-pot, imbroglio, chaos, omnium gatherum, medley, mere mixture, fortuitous concourse of atoms, disjecta membra, rudis indigestaque moles, complexity, turmoil, ferment, to-do, trouble, pudder, pother, row, rumble, disturbance, hubbub, convulsion, tumult, uproar, revolution, riot, rumpus, stour, scramble, brawl, fracas, rhubarb, fight, free-for-all, row, ruction, rumpus, embroilment, melee, spill and pelt, rough and tumble, whirlwind, bear garden, Babel, Saturnalia, donnybrook, Donnybrook Fair, confusion worse confounded, most admired disorder, concordia discors, Bedlam, all hell broke loose, bull in a china shop, all the fat in the fire, diable a' quatre, Devil to pay, pretty kettle of fish, pretty piece of work, pretty piece of business, disorderly person, disorderly persons offence, misdemeanor, slattern, slut (libertine), disorderly, orderless, out of order, out of place, out of gear, irregular, desultory, anomalous, acephalous, deranged, aimless, disorganized, straggling, unmethodical, immethodical, unsymmetric, unsystematic, untidy, slovenly, dislocated, out of sorts, promiscuous, indiscriminate, chaotic, anarchical, unarranged &c (arrange), confused, deranged, topsy-turvy, shapeless, disjointed, out of joint, troublous, riotous, complex, irregularly, by fits, by fits and snatches, by fits and starts, pellmell, higgledy-piggledy, helter-skelter, harum-scarum, in a ferment, at sixes and sevens, at cross-purposes, upside down, the cart before the horse, hysteron proteron, chaos is come again, the wreck of matter and the crush of worlds.

Continuity

N continuity, consecution, consecutiveness, succession, round, suite, progression, series, train chain, catenation, concatenation, scale, gradation, course, ceaselessness, constant flow, unbroken extent, procession, column, retinue, cortege, cavalcade, rank and file, line of battle, array, pedigree, genealogy, lineage, race, ancestry, descent, family, house, line, line of ancestors, strain, rank, file, line, row, range, tier, string, thread, team, suit, colonnade, continuous, continued, consecutive, progressive, gradual, serial, successive, immediate, unbroken, entire, linear, in a line, in a row, uninterrupted, unintermitting, unremitting, unrelenting (perseverence), perennial, evergreen, constant, continuously, seriatim, in a line, in succession, in turn, running, gradually, step by step, gradatim, at a stretch, in file, in column, in single file, in Indian file.

Discord

N discord, disagreement, discord, disaccord, dissidence, dissonance, jar, clash, shock, jarring, jostling, screw loose, variance, difference, dissension, misunderstanding, cross purposes, odds, brouillerie, division, split, rupture, disruption, division in the camp, house divided against itself, disunion, breach, schism, feud, faction, quarrel, dispute, tiff, tracasserie, squabble, altercation, barney, demel_e, snarl, spat, towrow, words, high words, wrangling, jangle, brabble, cross questions and crooked answers, snip-snap, family jars, polemics, litigation, strife, warfare, outbreak, open rupture, declaration of war, broil, brawl, row, racket, hubbub, rixation, embroilment, embranglement, imbroglio, fracas, breach of the peace, piece of work, scrimmage, rumpus, breeze, squall, riot, disturbance, commotion, bear garden, Donnybrook, Donnybrook Fair, subject of dispute, ground of quarrel, battle ground, disputed point, bone of contention, bone to pick, apple of discord, casus belli, question at issue, vexed question, vexata quaestio, brand of discord, troublous times, cat-and-dog life, contentiousness, enmity, hate, Kilkenny cats, disputant, strange bedfellows, discordant, disagreeing, out of tune, ajar, on bad terms, dissentient, unreconciled, unpacified, contentious, quarrelsome, unpacific, gladiatorial, controversial, polemic, disputatious, factious, litigious, litigant, pettifogging, at odds, at loggerheads, at daggers drawn, at variance, at issue, at cross purposes, at sixes and sevens, at feud, at high words, up in arms, together by the ears, in hot water, embroiled, torn, disunited, quot homines tot sententiae, no love lost between them, non nostrum tantas componere lites, Mars gravior sub pace latet, discord, discordance, dissonance, cacophony, want of harmony, caterwauling, harshness, Babel, Dutch concert, cat's concert, marrowbones and cleavers, discordant, dissonant, absonant, out of tune, tuneless, unmusical, untunable, unmelodious, immelodious, unharmonious, inharmonious, singsong, cacophonous, harsh, jarring.

Violence

N violence, inclemency, vehemence, might, impetuosity, boisterousness, effervescence, ebullition, turbulence, bluster, uproar, callithump, riot, row, rumpus, le diable a quatre, devil to pay, all the fat in the fire, severity, ferocity, rage, fury, exacerbation, exasperation, malignity, fit, paroxysm, orgasm, climax, aphrodisia, force, brute force, outrage, coup de main, strain, shock, shog, spasm, convulsion, throe, hysterics, passion, outbreak, outburst, debacle, burst, bounce, dissilience, discharge, volley, explosion, blow up, blast, detonation, rush, eruption, displosion, torrent, turmoil, ferment, storm, tempest, rough weather, squall, earthquake, volcano, thunderstorm, berserk, berserker, fury, dragon, demon, tiger, beldame, Tisiphone, Megaera, Alecto, madcap, wild beast, fire eater, violent, vehement, warm, acute, sharp, rough, rude, ungentle, bluff, boisterous, wild, brusque, abrupt, waspish, impetuous, rampant, turbulent, disorderly, blustering, raging, troublous, riotous, tumultuary, tumultuous, obstreperous, uproarious, extravagant, unmitigated, ravening, inextinguishable, tameless, frenzied, desperate, infuriate, furious, outrageous, frantic, hysteric, in hysterics, fiery, flaming, scorching, hot, red-hot, ebullient, savage, fierce, ferocious, fierce as a tiger, excited, unquelled, unquenched, unextinguished, unrepressed, unbridled, unruly, headstrong, ungovernable, unappeasable, immitigable, unmitigable, uncontrollable, incontrollable, insuppressible, irrepressible, orgastic, orgasmatic, orgasmic, spasmodic, convulsive, explosive, detonating, volcanic, meteoric, stormy, violently, amain, by storm, by force, by main force, with might and main, tooth and nail, vi et armis, at the point of the sword, at the point of the bayonet, at one fell swoop, with a high hand, through thick and thin, in desperation, with a vengeance, a outrance, a toute outrance, headlong, head foremost, furor arma ministrat, blown with restless violence round about the pende.

Abode

N abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, diggings, seat, lap, sojourn, housing, quarters, headquarters, resiance, tabernacle, throne, ark, home, fatherland, country, homestead, homestall, fireside, hearth, hearth stone, chimney corner, inglenook, ingle side, harem, seraglio, zenana, household gods, lares et penates, roof, household, housing, dulce domum, paternal domicile, native soil, native land, habitat, range, stamping ground, haunt, hangout, biosphere, environment, ecological niche, nest, nidus, snuggery, arbor, bower, lair, den, cave, hole, hiding place, cell, sanctum sanctorum, aerie, eyrie, eyry, rookery, hive, covert, resort, retreat, perch, roost, nidification, kala jagah, bivouac, camp, encampment, cantonment, castrametation, barrack, casemate, casern, tent, building, chamber, xenodochium, tenement, messuage, farm, farmhouse, grange, hacienda, toft, cot, cabin, hut, chalet, croft, shed, booth, stall, hovel, bothy, shanty, dugout, wigwam, pen, barn, bawn, kennel, sty, doghold, cote, coop, hutch, byre, cow house, cow shed, stable, dovecote, columbary, columbarium, shippen, igloo, iglu, jacal, lacustrine dwelling, lacuslake dwelling, lacuspile dwelling, log cabin, log house, shack, shebang, tepee, topek, house, mansion, place, villa, cottage, box, lodge, hermitage, rus in urbe, folly, rotunda, tower, chateau, castle, pavilion, hotel, court, manor-house, capital messuage, hall, palace, kiosk, bungalow, casa, country seat, apartment house, flat house, frame house, shingle house, tenement house, temple, hamlet, village, thorp, dorp, ham, kraal, borough, burgh, town, city, capital, metropolis, suburb, province, country, county town, county seat, courthouse, ghetto, street, place, terrace, parade, esplanade, alameda, board walk, embankment, road, row, lane, alley, court, quadrangle, quad, wynd, close, yard, passage, rents, buildings, mews, square, polygon, circus, crescent, mall, piazza, arcade, colonnade, peristyle, cloister, gardens, grove, residences, block of buildings, market place, place, plaza, anchorage, roadstead, roads, dock, basin, wharf, quay, port, harbor, quarter, parish, assembly room, meetinghouse, pump room, spa, watering place, inn, hostel, hostelry, hotel, tavern, caravansary, dak bungalow, khan, hospice, public house, pub, pot house, mug house, gin mill, gin palace, bar, bar room, barrel house, cabaret, chophouse, club, clubhouse, cookshop, dive, exchange, grill room, saloon, shebeen, coffee house, eating house, canteen, restaurant, buffet, cafe, estaminet, posada, almshouse, poorhouse, townhouse, garden, park, pleasure ground, plaisance, demesne, cage, terrarium, doghouse, pen, aviary, barn, stall, zoo, urban, metropolitan, suburban, provincial, rural, rustic, domestic, cosmopolitan, palatial, eigner Hert ist goldes Werth, even cities have their graves, ubi libertas ibi patria, home sweet home.

Navigation

VB sail, put to sea, take ship, get under way, set sail, spread sail, spread canvas, gather way, have way on, make sail, carry sail, plow the waves, plow the deep, plow the main, plow the ocean, walk the waters, navigate, warp, luff, scud, boom, kedge, drift, course, cruise, coast, hug the shore, hug the land, circumnavigate, ply the oar, row, paddle, pull, scull, punt, steam, swim, float, buffet the waves, ride the storm, skim, effleurer, dive, wade, fly, be wafted, hover, soar, flutter, jet, orbit, rocket, take wing, take a flight, take off, ascend, blast off, land, alight, wing one's flight, wing one's way, aviate, parachute, jump, glide.


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