tow
[təʊ]
VERB
tows (third person present) · towed (past tense) · towed (past participle) · towing (present participle)
  1. (of a motor vehicle or boat) pull (another vehicle or boat) along with a rope, chain, or tow bar.
    "a pickup van towing a trailer" ·
    "a man called to tow the car away" · "the authorities refused to allow the tanker to be towed into their ports"
    synonyms:
    pull · draw · drag · haul · tug · trail · lug · heave · trawl · hoist ·
    • (of a person) pull along behind one.
      "she saw Florian towing Nicky along by the hand"
NOUN
  1. an act of towing a vehicle or boat.
    "the cruiser got a tow from a warship after its engine failed"
    synonyms:
    tug · towing · haul · pull · drawing · drag · trailing · trawl
    • a rope or line used to tow a vehicle or boat.
Origin
Old English togian ‘draw, drag’, of Germanic origin; related to tug. The noun dates from the early 17th century.
tow
[təʊ]
NOUN
  1. the coarse and broken part of flax or hemp prepared for spinning.
    • a bundle of untwisted natural or man-made fibres.
Origin
Old English (recorded in towcræft ‘spinning’), of Germanic origin.
TOW
[təʊ]
ABBREVIATION
TOWs (plural noun)
  1. tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided (missile).
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How to use tow in a sentence?
the authorities refused to allow the tanker to be towed into their ports.
the cruiser got a tow from a warship after its engine failed.
she saw Florian towing Nicky along by the hand.
a man called to tow the car away.
a pickup van towing a trailer.
How to say tow in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans onder
Arabic (NOUN)جر, السحب, الجر, مشاقة, القطر
(VERB)سحب
Bangla ওই
Bosnian (Latin) vuču
Bulgarian (NOUN)тегли, теглене, дреб
(VERB)теглят
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (NOUN)remolc
(VERB)remolcar
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (ADJECTIVE)vuču
(VERB)odvući
Czech (NOUN)koudel, závěsu, vlek
(VERB)tažení, odtáhnout, táhnout
(ADJECTIVE)odtahový
Danish (NOUN)blår, slæb, Blaar
(VERB)slæbe, trække
Dutch (NOUN)sleeptouw
Estonian (NOUN)takud
(VERB)vedamiseks, vedada
Filipino paghatak
Finnish (NOUN)perässään, rohtimet, hinata, vedon, vetämään, vetää, veto
French (NOUN)remorquage, treuillé, étoupe, traction
(VERB)remorquer, tracter
German (NOUN)Schlepptau, Werg, Anhängerkupplung, Abschleppwagen
(VERB)schleppen
Greek (NOUN)ρυμούλκηση, έλκει, Στουπιά
(VERB)ρυμουλκήσει, έλκουν, σύρει
Haitian Creole ranmase
Hebrew (NOUN)הגרירה
(VERB)לגרור
Hindi (NOUN)टो
Hmong Daw cab
Hungarian (NOUN)vontatására, kóc, fonókábel
(VERB)vontatni
Icelandic
Indonesian (NOUN)belakangnya, derek
Italian (NOUN)traino, rimorchio, stoppa, mazzetta, sferica
(VERB)trainare, rimorchiare
(ADJECTIVE)carro attrezzi
Japanese (NOUN)けん引, 牽引, トウ, 曳航, 従えて, 従え, レッカー, トー
Korean (NOUN)견인, 토우, 끌려, 두배로
(VERB)견인차
Latvian (NOUN)pakulas, grīsti, tauvā
(VERB)vilkt
Lithuanian (NOUN)pakulos, vilkimo
(VERB)vilkti, traukti
Malagasy kamio
Maltese (VERB)jirmonkaw
Norwegian Bokmål slep
Persian (NOUN)دو
Polish (NOUN)holowania, pakuły, hol
(VERB)ciągnięcia
Portuguese (VERB)rebocar, guinchar, atrelar
(NOUN)reboque, tiracolo, estopas, guincho
Querétaro Otomi remolque
Romanian (NOUN)remorcare, câlţi, tractarea
(VERB)tracteze
Russian (NOUN)буксире, кудель, пакли, жгут, колесиках, датчиком
(VERB)буксировки, отбуксировать
Samoan toso
Serbian (Cyrillic) Тоу
Serbian (Latin) Tou
Slovak (NOUN)závese, kúdeľ, vleku
(VERB)ťahanie, ťahať
(ADJECTIVE)odťahový
Slovenian (NOUN)vleko, predivo, vlečna
(VERB)vlečejo
Spanish (NOUN)remolque, estopa, cuestas, grúa
(VERB)remolcar, arrastrar
Swedish (NOUN)släptåg, Blånor, fiberkabel
(VERB)bogsera
Tamil கயிறு
Telugu చేస్తున్నాం
Thai แพคเกจ
Tongan Otu
Turkish (NOUN)yedekte
Ukrainian (VERB)буксирування
(NOUN)буксирі
Urdu گھسیٹنا
Vietnamese (NOUN)kéo
Welsh halio
Yucatec Maya remolque
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