Definition of mow verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mow

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verb
BrE BrE//məʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//moʊ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mow
BrE BrE//məʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//moʊ//
 
he / she / it mows
BrE BrE//məʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//moʊz//
 
past simple mowed
BrE BrE//məʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//moʊd//
 
past participle mown
BrE BrE//məʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//moʊn//
 
past participle mowed
BrE BrE//məʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//moʊd//
 
-ing form mowing
BrE BrE//ˈməʊɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊɪŋ//
 
Gardening
 
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[transitive, intransitive] mow (something) to cut grass, etc. using a machine or tool with a special blade or blades I mow the lawn every week in summer. the smell of new-mown hay the smell of freshly mown grass The lawn needs mowing every week in summer. See related entries: Gardening Word Origin Old English māwan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch maaien, German mähen ‘mow’. Phrasal Verbsmow somebodydown
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