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English noun: plow

1. plow (artifact) a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing


Synonymsplough


Broader (hypernym)tool


Narrower (hyponym)bull tongue, moldboard plow, mouldboard plough


English verb: plow

1. plow (creation) to break and turn over earth especially with a plow


SamplesFarmer Jones plowed his east field last week.
Turn the earth in the Spring.


Synonymsplough, turn


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)till


Narrower (hyponym)disk, harrow, ridge


Entailcut into, delve, dig, turn over


Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry

2. plow (communication) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression


SamplesThis book deals with incest.
The course covered all of Western Civilization.
The new book treats the history of China.


Synonymsaddress, cover, deal, handle, treat


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)broach, initiate


Narrower (hyponym)discourse, discuss, talk about, theologise, theologize


Verb groupcomprehend, cover, do by, embrace, encompass, handle, treat

3. plow (motion) move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil


SamplesThe ship plowed through the water.


Synonymsplough


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel









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