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

Antonyms of adj hewn

1 sense of hewn

Sense 1
hewn, hand-hewn -- (cut or shaped with hard blows of a heavy cutting instrument like an ax or chisel; "a house built of hewn logs"; "rough-hewn stone"; "a path hewn through the underbrush")

INDIRECT (VIA cut) -> uncut, rough -- (not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones")

Similarity of adj hewn

1 sense of hewn

Sense 1
hewn, hand-hewn -- (cut or shaped with hard blows of a heavy cutting instrument like an ax or chisel; "a house built of hewn logs"; "rough-hewn stone"; "a path hewn through the underbrush")
       => cut (vs. uncut) -- (fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet")

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