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Meaning of “plow” in the English Dictionary

"plow" in British English

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plownoun, verb

US spelling of plough
(Definition of plow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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plownoun [C]

 us   /plɑʊ/
  • plow noun [C] (TOOL)

a ​largefarmingtool with ​blades that ​dig into the ​earth, or a ​large, ​curvedbladefixed to the ​front of a ​vehicle that moves ​snow or ​sand

plowverb

 us   /plɑʊ/
  • plow verb (FORCE)

[always + adv/prep] to ​forceyour way, or to ​advanceslowlyalthough it is ​difficult: [I] His ​truckleft the ​road and plowed through some ​smalltrees. [T] He ​picked the ​book up again and plowed his way through two more ​chapters.
  • plow verb (INVEST)

[T always + adv/prep] to ​investmoney in a ​business to make it ​successful: If we’re ​hit by ​highertaxes, we’ll have a little less to plow back into the ​business.
  • plow verb (TOOL)

[I/T] to ​dig into the ​earth with a ​largefarmingtool to make the ​earthready for ​planting, or to move ​snow or ​sand away from an ​area with a ​large, ​curvedbladefixed to the ​front of a ​vehicle: [T] It rained so much I ​thought I’d have to plow the ​crops under. [I] I won’t be ​able to ​drive to the ​store until they plow.
(Definition of plow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plow”
in Turkish saban, pulluk, sürmek…
in Russian см. plough…
in Polish -…
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