verb (used with object), mowed, mowed or mown, mow·ing.
verb (used without object), mowed, mowed or mown, mow·ing.
- to destroy or kill indiscriminately or in great numbers, as troops in battle.
- to defeat, overwhelm, or overcome: The team mowed down its first four opponents.
- to knock down.
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verb (used without object), mowed, mow·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for mow
It is best kept at a somewhat tall three inches to reduce stress, but mow it before it gets more than four inches in height.
Last October, Reynolds could tell something was wrong when Antonelli stepped outside to pay him after he mowed their front lawn.A Maryland man was dying. His longtime handyman gave him a kidney.|Sydney Page|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
Once, Greg asked Chase to mow the lawn before he got home, but Chase didn’t because it got dark.Chase Young’s upbringing made him a ‘crazy unusual’ leader, and Washington is already following|Sam Fortier|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
This isn’t about mowing down xenomorphs, it’s about hiding from a deadly predator before it rips you apart.The Best Single-Player Video Games to Play Right Now|Matthew Gault|March 9, 2020|Time
Though it would mow your lawn at International Space Station orbital speed—17,000 mph.Why Does the USA Depend on Russian Rockets to Get Us Into Space?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It entailed deploying the Israeli army into Palestinian refugee camps to “mow the grass.”
I would mow the lawn and take out the trash; I was making my own fishing lures.
No, these are clothes that a man could well mow his lawn in.
If their lives were made into horror movies, that rampaging little pink toadstool would mow them down every time.
So Humphrey continued to mow and make hay, while Edward and Jacob went out for venison.
June arrived, and it was time to mow down grass to make into hay for the winter, and Jacob had two scythes.
And when thou hast been praised, O Rudra, be gracious to him who magnifies thee, and let thy armies mow down others than us!Sacred Books of the East|Various
Men who had spent many a rainy day in the hay-mow, gambling, knew that he had played poker.A Yankee from the West|Opie Read
If-itty-teshi-mow Jays Haddee ny up-plo-now-shi-buh nays;ha!The Book of Humorous Verse|Various