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English noun: row

1. row (group) an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line


SamplesA row of chairs.


Broader (hypernym)line


Narrower (hyponym)serration, terrace

2. row (communication) an angry dispute


SamplesThey had a quarrel.
They had words.


Synonymsdustup, quarrel, run-in, words, wrangle


Broader (hypernym)conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute


Narrower (hyponym)affray, altercation, bicker, bickering, bust-up, fracas, fuss, pettifoggery, spat, squabble, tiff

3. row (object) a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally)


SamplesA mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds.
Rows of barbed wire protected the trenches.


Broader (hypernym)strip

4. row (artifact) (construction) a layer of masonry


SamplesA course of bricks.


Synonymscourse


Broader (hypernym)bed, layer


Narrower (hyponym)damp course, damp-proof course, row of bricks


Part meronymwall

5. row (group) a linear array of numbers, letters, or symbols side by side


Broader (hypernym)array


Member meronymtable, tabular array

6. row (attribute) a continuous chronological succession without an interruption


SamplesThey won the championship three years in a row.


Broader (hypernym)chronological sequence, chronological succession, sequence, succession, successiveness

7. row (act) the act of rowing as a sport


Synonymsrowing


Broader (hypernym)athletics, sport


Narrower (hyponym)crab, sculling


Part holonymfeather, feathering


English verb: row

1. row (motion) propel with oars


SamplesRow the boat across the lake.


ExamplesThey row the river, They row down the river


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


Broader (hypernym)boat


Narrower (hyponym)feather, pull, scull, square, stroke









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