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Definition of row verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    row

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//roʊ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they row
     
    he / she / it rows
     
    past simple rowed
     
    -ing form rowing
     
     
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  1. 1 [intransitive, transitive] to move a boat through water using oars (= long wooden poles with flat ends) We rowed around the island. row something Grace rowed the boat out to sea again.
  2. 2[transitive] row somebody (+ adv./prep.) to take someone somewhere in a boat with oars The fisherman rowed us back to the shore.