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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.


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


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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