plow

A plow is a large tool used for farming. A farmer drives or pulls a plow across a field to prepare it for planting.

The large blades of a plow break up the earth, cutting and turning it so it's loose and ready to be planted with seeds. When you operate a plow, you can say that you plow. Boats can plow through water, too — in fact, anything that moves forcibly forward also plows: a car plows through traffic, and figuratively, a student plows through her homework.

Primary Meanings of plow

1.
nv
a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
break and turn over earth especially with a plow
2.
v
act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Full Definitions of plow
1

n a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing

Synonyms:
plough
Types:
bull tongue
a heavy plow with a single wide blade; used chiefly in cotton fields
moldboard plow, mouldboard plough
plow that has a moldboard
lister, lister plough, lister plow, middle buster, middlebreaker
moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrow
Type of:
tool
an implement used in the practice of a vocation

v break and turn over earth especially with a plow

“Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week”
Synonyms:
plough, turn
Types:
ridge
plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip
disk, harrow
draw a harrow over (land)
Type of:
till
work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation

v move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil

“The ship plowed through the water”
Synonyms:
plough
Type of:
go, locomote, move, travel
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
2

v act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression

Synonyms:
address, cover, deal, handle, treat
do by, handle, treat
interact in a certain way
comprehend, cover, embrace, encompass
include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
Types:
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theologise, theologize
treat from a theological viewpoint or render theological in character
discourse, discuss, talk about
to consider or examine in speech or writing
descant
talk at great length about something of one's interest
talk shop
discuss matters that are related to work
Type of:
broach, initiate, moot
bring up a topic for discussion

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