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MOW (mown)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mow mean? 

MOW (noun)
  The noun MOW has 1 sense:

1. a loft in a barn where hay is stored

  Familiarity information: MOW used as a noun is very rare.


MOW (verb)
  The verb MOW has 2 senses:

1. cut with a blade or mower
2. make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip

  Familiarity information: MOW used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MOW (noun)


Sense 1mow [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A loft in a barn where hay is stored

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

hayloft; mow; haymow

Hypernyms ("mow" is a kind of...):

attic; garret; loft (floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage)

Holonyms ("mow" is a part of...):

barn (an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals)


MOW (verb)


Sense 1mow [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut with a blade or mower

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

mow; cut down

Context example:

mow the grass

Hypernyms (to "mow" is one way to...):

cut (separate with or as if with an instrument)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "mow"):

scythe (cut with a scythe)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

Sentence example:

They mow rye in the field


Sense 2mow [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

mop; mow; pout

Context examples:

mop and mow / The girl pouted

Hypernyms (to "mow" is one way to...):

grimace; make a face; pull a face (contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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