Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hew

2 senses of hew

Sense 1
hew, hew out -- (make or shape as with an axe; "hew out a path in the rock")
       => carve -- (form by carving; "Carve a flower from the ice")

Sense 2
hew -- (strike with an axe; cut down, strike; "hew an oak")
       => strike -- (deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead")
          Phrasal Verb-> hew out#1

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