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Definition 1: a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow) - [noun denoting artifact]

(furrow is a kind of ...) any long ditch cut in the ground

(... is a kind of furrow ) a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

Definition 2: a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where furrow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his face has many lines
  • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

Synonyms for furrow in the sense of this definition

(furrow is a kind of ...) a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

"he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"

(... is a kind of furrow ) a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes

(... is a kind of furrow ) the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)

(... is a kind of furrow ) a facial wrinkle associated with frowning

(... is a kind of furrow ) a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live

(... is a kind of furrow ) a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates your emotional nature

(... is a kind of furrow ) a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates how successful you will be

(... is part of furrow) a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

"your skin is the largest organ of your body"

Definition 3: hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove - [verb of contact]

Samples where furrow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • furrow soil

Synonyms for furrow in the sense of this definition

(furrow is a kind of ...) turn up, loosen, or remove earth

"Dig we must" "turn over the soil for aeration"

Definition 4: make wrinkled or creased - [verb of contact]

Samples where furrow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • furrow one's brow

Synonyms for furrow in the sense of this definition

(furrow is a kind of ...) bend or lay so that one part covers the other

"fold up the newspaper" "turn up your collar"

Definition 5: cut a furrow into a columns - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for furrow in the sense of this definition

(furrow is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

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