Meaning of mow

mow

Pronunciation: (mō), [key]
— v., mowed, mowed mown, mow•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to cut down (grass, grain, etc.) with a scythe or a machine.
  2. to cut grass, grain, etc., from: to mow the lawn.
—v.i.
  1. to cut down grass, grain, etc.
  2. The team mowed down its first four opponents.
    1. to destroy or kill indiscriminately or in great numbers, as troops in battle.
    2. to defeat, overwhelm, or overcome:The team mowed down its first four opponents.
    3. to knock down.

mow

Pronunciation: (mou), [key]
— n.
  1. the place in a barn where hay, sheaves of grain, etc., are stored.
  2. a heap or pile of hay or of sheaves of grain in a barn.
—v.t.
  1. to store (hay) in a barn.

mow

Pronunciation: (mou, mō), [key]
— Archaic. Archaic.
—n.
  1. a wry or derisive grimace.
—v.i.
  1. to make mows, mouths, or grimaces.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • mow (Thesaurus)