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Definition 1: the act of rowing as a sport - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for row in the sense of this definition

(row is a kind of ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

(... is a kind of row ) a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply

"he caught a crab and lost the race"

(... is a kind of row ) rowing by a single oarsman in a racing shell

(row is a part of ...) turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls

Definition 2: (construction) a layer of masonry - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • a course of bricks

Synonyms for row in the sense of this definition

(row is a kind of ...) single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

"slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"

(... is a kind of row ) a course of some impermeable material laid in the foundation walls of building near the ground to prevent dampness from rising into the building

(... is a kind of row ) a course of bricks place next to each other (usually in a straight line)

(... is part of row) an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

"the south wall had a small window" "the walls were covered with pictures"

Definition 3: a continuous chronological succession without an interruption - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • they won the championship three years in a row

(row is a kind of ...) a following of one thing after another in time

"the doctor saw a sequence of patients"

Definition 4: an angry dispute - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • they had a quarrel
  • they had words

Synonyms for row in the sense of this definition

(row is a kind of ...) a disagreement or argument about something important

"he had a dispute with his wife" "there were irreconcilable differences" "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"

(... is a kind of row ) noisy quarrel

(... is a kind of row ) a quarrel about petty points

(... is a kind of row ) a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)

Definition 5: an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line - [noun denoting group]

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

  • a row of chairs

(row is a kind of ...) a formation of people or things one beside another

"the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed" "they were arrayed in line of battle" "the cast stood in line for the curtain call"

(... is a kind of row ) a row of notches

"the pliers had serrations to improve the grip"

(... is a kind of row ) a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face)

"Grosvenor Terrace"

Definition 6: a linear array of numbers, letters, or symbols side by side - [noun denoting group]

(row is a kind of ...) an orderly arrangement

"an array of troops in battle order"

(... is a member of row) a set of data arranged in rows and columns

"see table 1"

Definition 7: a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally) - [noun denoting object]

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

  • a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds
  • rows of barbed wire protected the trenches

(row is a kind of ...) a relatively long narrow piece of something

"he felt a flat strip of muscle"

Definition 8: propel with oars - [verb of motion]

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

  • row the boat across the lake

(row is a kind of ...) ride in a boat on water

(... is a kind of row ) row at a particular rate

(... is a kind of row ) turn the oar, while rowing

(... is a kind of row ) operate when rowing a boat

"pull the oars"

(... is a kind of row ) propel with sculls

"scull the boat"

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