Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun plow

1 sense of plow

Sense 1
plow, plough -- (a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing)
       => tool -- (an implement used in the practice of a vocation)

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

3 senses of plow

Sense 1
plow, plough, turn -- (to break and turn over earth especially with a plow; "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"; "turn the earth in the Spring")
       => till -- (work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation; "till the soil")

Sense 2
cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address -- (act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China")
       => broach, initiate -- (bring up a topic for discussion)

Sense 3
plow, plough -- (move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil; "The ship plowed through the water")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

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