row verb definition in Travelling by boat or ship topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

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 verb: Travelling by boat or ship topic
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 [transitive] row somebody (+ adv./prep.) to take somebody somewhere in a boat with oars The fisherman rowed us back to the shore.

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