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English definition of “row”

row

noun uk   /rəʊ/ us    /roʊ/

row noun (LINE)

B1 [C] a line of things, people, animals, etc. arranged next to each other: a row of houses/books/plants/people/horses We had seats in the front/back row of the theatre. [C] Row is also used in the names of some roads: Prospect Row in a row B2 one after another without a break: She's been voted Best Actress three years in a row.

row noun (MOVING THROUGH WATER)

[C usually singular] the activity of making a boat move through water using oars (= poles with flat ends): They've gone for a row to the island.

row

verb [I or T] uk   /rəʊ/ us    /roʊ/
B2 to cause a boat to move through water by pushing against the water with oars (= poles with flat ends): The wind dropped, so we had to row (the boat) back home.
rower
noun [C] uk   /ˈrəʊ.ər/ us    /ˈroʊ.ɚ/
rowing
noun [U] uk   /ˈrəʊ.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈroʊ-/
I love rowing.
(Definition of row noun, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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