Definition for Row (-ing, -ed)

row (-ing, -ed), v. [OE.]

  1. Transport; deliver; convey; transfer.
  2. Propel a boat; go forward with rhythmic strokes using oars; impel a vessel along by paddles; [fig.] orbit; revolve; rotate; circumnavigate; roll through space; [metaphor] shine; send out rays.
  3. Sail; glide; cruise; move freely; travel safely; press forward; [fig.] transcend; surpass.
  4. Paddle; drift; float; swim; stroke; hover; move to and fro; travel by means of currents; [fig.] promenade; ramble; range; roam; saunter; wander; [fig.] make a beeline.
  5. Line up; grow in straight furrow; [fig.] waft; blow gently via the air; [metaphor] make perfume; send forth a pleasant smell.

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