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English noun: Plough

1. Plough (object) a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

SynonymsBig Dipper, Charles's Wain, Dipper, Wagon, Wain

Instance hypernymasterism

Part meronymGreat Bear, Ursa Major

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


Broader (hypernym)tool

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

English verb: plough

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

SamplesThe ship plowed through the water.


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

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

2. plough (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.

Synonymsplow, 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

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