Row - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊ|  American pronunciation of the word row
Brit.  |raʊ|  British pronunciation of the word row


- an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line
- an angry dispute (syn: dustup, quarrel, run-in, words, wrangle)
- a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally)
- (construction) a layer of masonry (syn: course)
- a linear array of numbers, letters, or symbols side by side
- a continuous chronological succession without an interruption
- the act of rowing as a sport (syn: rowing)


- propel with oars


The parents often row with each other.

The children were asked to stand in a row.

We sat in the front row.

22 Church Row

He had just had a row with his wife.

What was the row about?

Stop that row - I'm trying to get to sleep!

She rowed across the lake.

Jenny used to row at college (=as a sport).

Why don't we go for a row?

They rowed about money all the time.

What's the row?

Who's that gal in the second row?

a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds

rows of barbed wire protected the trenches

Word forms

I/you/we/they: row
he/she/it: rows
present participle: rowing
past tense: rowed
past participle: rowed
singular: row
plural: rows
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