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I keep one simple rule that I only move in one direction - I write the book straight through from beginning to end. By following time's arrow, I keep myself sane.
Jonathan Lethem

Meaning of "arrow" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ARROW

Old English arwe; related to Old Norse ör, Gothic arhvazna, Latin arcus bow, arch1.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ARROW

arrow  [ˈærəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ARROW

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Arrow is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ARROW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

arrow

Arrow

An arrow is a shafted projectile that is shot with a bow. It predates recorded history and is common to most cultures. An arrow usually consists of a shaft with an arrowhead attached to the front end, with fletchings and a nock at the other.

Definition of arrow in the English dictionary

The definition of arrow in the dictionary is a long slender pointed weapon, usually having feathers fastened at the end as a balance, that is shot from a bow related adjective sagittal. Other definition of arrow is any of various things that resemble an arrow in shape, function, or speed, such as a sign indicating direction or position.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ARROW


barro
ˈbærəʊ
barrow
ˈbærəʊ
Caro
ˈkærəʊ
farrow
ˈfærəʊ
handbarrow
ˈhændˌbærəʊ
harrow
ˈhærəʊ
hurlbarrow
ˈhɜːlˌbærəʊ
Jarrow
ˈdʒærəʊ
marrow
ˈmærəʊ
narrow
ˈnærəʊ
restharrow
ˈrɛstˌhærəʊ
sparrow
ˈspærəʊ
straight-arrow
streɪt ˈærəʊ
tarot
ˈtærəʊ
tarrow
ˈtærəʊ
Varro
ˈværəʊ
wheelbarrow
ˈwiːlˌbærəʊ
yarrow
ˈjærəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ARROW

arroba
arrogance
arrogancy
arrogant
arrogantly
arrogate
arrogation
arrogative
arrogator
arrondissement
arrowed
arrowgrass
arrowhead
arrowless
arrowlike
arrowroot
arrows
arrowwood
arrowworm
arrowy

WORDS THAT END LIKE ARROW

bone marrow
borrow
bow and arrow
broad arrow
burrow
chipping sparrow
Cupid´s arrow
disc harrow
furrow
here today, gone tomorrow
house sparrow
morrow
reborrow
song sparrow
sorrow
straight and narrow
straight arrow
the morrow
tomorrow
tree sparrow

Synonyms and antonyms of arrow in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ARROW»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «arrow» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of arrow

Translation of «arrow» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ARROW

Find out the translation of arrow to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of arrow from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «arrow» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

箭头
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

flecha
570 millions of speakers

English

arrow
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तीर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سَهْم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стрела
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

flecha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তীর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

flèche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anak panah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pfeil
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

화살
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mũi tên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அம்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बाण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ok
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

freccia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

strzała
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стріла
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

săgeată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βέλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

arrow
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pil
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pil
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of arrow

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ARROW»

The term «arrow» is very widely used and occupies the 3.669 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ARROW» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «arrow» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «arrow» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about arrow

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10 QUOTES WITH «ARROW»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word arrow.
1
John Barrowman
I did archery when I was in high school. In our gym class we had two weeks of archery, and I remember taking the bow and arrow and firing it up and across the street into a car parking lot.
2
Orlando Bloom
I got to dress up in funny clothes and run around New Zealand with a bow and arrow for 18 months, how bad could that be?
3
Sean M. Carroll
The particular aspect of time that I'm interested in is the arrow of time: the fact that the past is different from the future. We remember the past but we don't remember the future. There are irreversible processes. There are things that happen, like you turn an egg into an omelet, but you can't turn an omelet into an egg.
4
George Crook
When I jerked it out the head remained in my leg, where it remains still. There were a couple of inches of blood on the shaft of the arrow when I pulled it out.
5
Georg Hermes
Death is like an arrow that is already in flight, and your life lasts only until it reaches you.
6
Eugen Herrigel
The more obstinately you try to learn how to shoot the arrow for the sake of hitting the goal, the less you will succeed in the one and the further the other will recede.
7
Curly Howard
I shoot an arrow into the air, where it lands I do not care: I get my arrows wholesale!
8
Rose Leslie
I do love archery in my day-to-day life because I find it very therapeutic, and I've trained every season with the bow and arrow.
9
Jonathan Lethem
I keep one simple rule that I only move in one direction - I write the book straight through from beginning to end. By following time's arrow, I keep myself sane.
10
Charles Mackay
An arrow may fly through the air and leave no trace; but an ill thought leaves a trail like a serpent.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ARROW»

Discover the use of arrow in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to arrow and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cupid's Poisoned Arrow: From Habit to Harmony in Sexual ...
With an entertaining blend of personal experiences, the latest neuroscience, and forgotten insights from around the globe, Cupid's Poisoned Arrow confronts current assumptions about sex and love and offers a refreshing, practical approach ...
Marnia Robinson, 2009
2
Broken Arrow Boy
Adam Moore describes how he suffered a serious brain injury and recovered with medical help and family support.
Adam Moore, 1990
3
Hunting with the Bow and Arrow
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Saxton Pope, 2004
4
Swift Arrow
Disaster struck when two young boys were stolen by Indians, one being Marcus' son George. This is a true account of his life with this Indian tribe, his eventual escape and journey back home.
Josephine Cunnington Edwards, 1997
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Deadly Dreams: Opium and the Arrow War (1856-1860) in China
Wong argues that the opium trade played a large causative role in the Anglo-Chinese Arrow War.
J. Y. Wong, Denis Twitchett, 2002
6
The Yellow Arrow
Riding on a Russian train that never seems to reach the end of its journey, Andrei begins looking for a way to escape
Viktor Pelevin, 1997
7
Cupid's Arrow: The Course of Love Through Time
This book, first published in 1998, takes a psychological approach to human love.
Robert J. Sternberg, 1998
8
Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the ...
Examines scientific theories pertaining to the measurement of earth's history
Stephen Jay Gould, 1987
9
One Arrow, One Life: Zen, Archery, Enlightenment
For those interested in Zen and moving meditation, kyudo practitioners of all levels, as well as students of the Way of martial arts, this volume, beautifully illustrated with line drawings by Jackson Morisawa, is an indispensable guidebook ...
Kenneth Kushner, Kenneth P. Kushner, 2000
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Broken Arrow: The Declassified History of U.S. Nuclear ...
Their research dispels myths surrounding the Tybee and Goldsboro accidents, and provides great insight into the human element and the condition of individual weapons and AEC or DOD recovery operations regarding nearly every Broken Arrow.
James C. Oskins, Michael H. Maggelet, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ARROW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term arrow is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Arrow Season 4's newest character revealed
Arrow's fourth season begins shooting next week, with the show welcoming a host of new cast members. We're not just talking villains, though. «melty.com, Jul 15»
2
CW 'Vixen' Animated Series Reveals Voice Cast, Including 'Arrow
The CW's Legends of Tomorrow pulled quite a bit of focus from Arrow and The Flash's shared universe, so much so that we'd nearly forgotten ... «ScreenCrush, Jul 15»
3
Arrow's Stephen Amell Sings "O'Canada," Shows Why We Need an …
If you follow Arrow star Stephen Amell on Twitter, or especially on Facebook, you'll know he has been campaigning for weeks now to get ... «TVOvermind, Jul 15»
4
Arrow Fund rescues two abused dogs
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Two dogs were rescued over the weekend by the Arrow Fund, and they are now recovering after serious injuries. «WHAS 11.com, Jul 15»
5
Tulsa genealogy library moves to Broken Arrow campus
The Tulsa Genealogical Society Research Library has transferred its library holdings to Northeastern State University's Broken Arrow campus, ... «NewsOK.com, Jul 15»
6
Tulsa Ballet breaks ground in Broken Arrow
“Broken Arrow continues to prove that we are an arts and education community,” he said. “We are both pleased and excited that the Tulsa ... «KOKI FOX 23, Jul 15»
7
Solid gold Hamilton speeds silver arrow to victory at Silverstone.
History has a funny way of repeating itself, in July 1955, the first British driver to win a home Grand Prix took the chequered flag in a silver arrow ... «euronews, Jul 15»
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Arrow, Wednesday at 8
AUSTIN BUTLER (“THE CARRIE DIARIES”) JOINS THE CAST AS CHASE; OLIVER DEALS WITH CARRIE CUTTER — Oliver (Stephen Amell) ... «wgnt.com, Jul 15»
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Cross Research Recommendation on Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE …
Equity Analysts at the Brokerage Firm, Cross Research, upgrades their rating on the shares of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW). «Insider Trading Report, Jul 15»
10
Arrow Season 4: Stephen Amell Teases Different Elements
When Season 3 of Arrow wrapped up Oliver Queen and Felicity were riding off into the sunset while the rest of his friends and family stayed ... «Cinema Blend, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Arrow [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/arrow>. Jul 2020 ».
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