mow

When you clip grass or other plants, you mow it. If you realize your front lawn is taller than your dog, it might be time to mow it.

People with grassy lawns usually mow them throughout the growing season, keeping them neatly trimmed and green. Farmers mow some food crops and hay as well, when they're ready to be harvested, although they use different tools to do it, including a curved blade called a scythe. An old-fashioned meaning of mow is "a stack of hay," or "a place where hay is stored."

Primary Meanings of mow

1.
vn
cut with a blade or mower
a loft in a barn where hay is stored
2.
v
make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip
Full Definitions of mow
1

v cut with a blade or mower

mow the grass”
Synonyms:
cut down
Types:
scythe
cut with a scythe
Type of:
cut
separate with or as if with an instrument

n a loft in a barn where hay is stored

Synonyms:
hayloft, haymow
Type of:
attic, garret, loft
floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
2

v make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip

Synonyms:
mop, pout
Type of:
grimace, make a face, pull a face
contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state

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