KJV Dictionary Definition: row


ROW, n.

A series of persons or things arranged in a continued line; a line; a rank; a file; as a row of trees; a row of gems or pearls; a row of houses or columns.

Where the bright Seraphim in burning row.

ROW, v.t. Gr. to row, an oar. If the noun is the primary word, ruder and rother, an oar, may be from the root of rod, L. radius, or from the root of rado, to rub, grate, sweep. If the verb is the primary word, the sense is to sweep, to urge, drive, impel. See Rudder.

1. To impel, as a boat or vessel along the surface of water by oars; as, to row a boat.

2. To transport by rowing; as, to row the captain ashore in his barge.

ROW, v.i. To labor with the oar; as, to row well; to row with oars muffled.


ROWED, pp. Driven by oars.


ROWING, ppr. Impelling, as a boat by oars.