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Definition of cow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually passive] cow somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cow
    he / she / it cows
    past simple cowed
    -ing form cowing
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  1. 1to frighten someone in order to make them obey you synonym intimidate
  2. 2 She was easily cowed by people in authority.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cow