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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Definition for mow (2 of 3)
verb (used with object)
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verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for mow
It entailed deploying the Israeli army into Palestinian refugee camps to “mow the grass.”
Rats were breeding in the trash and neighbors pitched in to mow her lawn.
We crop it and mow it year after year; and yet, if the season favors, it is sure to come again.A Year in the Fields|John Burroughs
A rake for piling hay that would be carried from the field or put into a mow.
As the invaders prepared to mow them down a sudden hush fell on the men and the invaders parted.The Space Rover|Edwin K. Sloat
Leaves in grass and mow potatoes, have a skip, hurry you up flutter.Tender Buttons|Gertrude Stein
The machine could only work on the cleared land, and where the stumps were thick he set the boys to mow with the scythe.The Boy Ranchers of Puget Sound|Harold Bindloss