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Meaning of "harrow" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HARROW

Of Scandinavian origin; compare Danish harv, Swedish harf; related to Middle Dutch harke rake.
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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 HARROW

harrow  [ˈhærəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HARROW

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Harrow is a verb and can also act as 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.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb harrow in English.

WHAT DOES HARROW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Harrow

Harrow may refer to: ▪ Harrow, an agricultural implement consisting of many spikes, tines or discs dragged across the soil...

Definition of harrow in the English dictionary

The first definition of harrow in the dictionary is any of various implements used to level the ground, stir the soil, break up clods, destroy weeds, etc, in soil. Other definition of harrow is to draw a harrow over. Harrow is also to become broken up through harrowing.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HARROW

PRESENT

Present
I harrow
you harrow
he/she/it harrows
we harrow
you harrow
they harrow
Present continuous
I am harrowing
you are harrowing
he/she/it is harrowing
we are harrowing
you are harrowing
they are harrowing
Present perfect
I have harrowed
you have harrowed
he/she/it has harrowed
we have harrowed
you have harrowed
they have harrowed
Present perfect continuous
I have been harrowing
you have been harrowing
he/she/it has been harrowing
we have been harrowing
you have been harrowing
they have been harrowing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I harrowed
you harrowed
he/she/it harrowed
we harrowed
you harrowed
they harrowed
Past continuous
I was harrowing
you were harrowing
he/she/it was harrowing
we were harrowing
you were harrowing
they were harrowing
Past perfect
I had harrowed
you had harrowed
he/she/it had harrowed
we had harrowed
you had harrowed
they had harrowed
Past perfect continuous
I had been harrowing
you had been harrowing
he/she/it had been harrowing
we had been harrowing
you had been harrowing
they had been harrowing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will harrow
you will harrow
he/she/it will harrow
we will harrow
you will harrow
they will harrow
Future continuous
I will be harrowing
you will be harrowing
he/she/it will be harrowing
we will be harrowing
you will be harrowing
they will be harrowing
Future perfect
I will have harrowed
you will have harrowed
he/she/it will have harrowed
we will have harrowed
you will have harrowed
they will have harrowed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been harrowing
you will have been harrowing
he/she/it will have been harrowing
we will have been harrowing
you will have been harrowing
they will have been harrowing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would harrow
you would harrow
he/she/it would harrow
we would harrow
you would harrow
they would harrow
Conditional continuous
I would be harrowing
you would be harrowing
he/she/it would be harrowing
we would be harrowing
you would be harrowing
they would be harrowing
Conditional perfect
I would have harrow
you would have harrow
he/she/it would have harrow
we would have harrow
you would have harrow
they would have harrow
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been harrowing
you would have been harrowing
he/she/it would have been harrowing
we would have been harrowing
you would have been harrowing
they would have been harrowing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you harrow
we let´s harrow
you harrow
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to harrow
Past participle
harrowed
Present Participle
harrowing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HARROW


arrow
ˈærəʊ
barro
ˈbærəʊ
barrow
ˈbærəʊ
Caro
ˈkærəʊ
farrow
ˈfærəʊ
handbarrow
ˈhændˌbærəʊ
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 HARROW

harridan
harried
harrier
harries
Harriman
Harrington
Harris
Harris Tweed
Harrisburg
Harrison
Harrogate
Harrovian
harrower
harrowing
harrowingly
harrowment
harrumph
harry
Harry Hotspur
harsh

WORDS THAT END LIKE HARROW

bone marrow
bow and arrow
brake harrow
broad arrow
Cape sparrow
chipping sparrow
cock sparrow
Cupid´s arrow
disc harrow
drag harrow
English sparrow
flight arrow
hedge sparrow
house sparrow
Java sparrow
song sparrow
straight and narrow
straight arrow
tomorrow
tree sparrow
vegetable marrow

Synonyms and antonyms of harrow in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HARROW»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «harrow» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of harrow
agonize · distress · harass · lacerate · perturb · rack · rend · tear · torment · torture · vex · wound · wring

Translation of «harrow» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HARROW

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

grada
570 millions of speakers

English

harrow
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हैरो
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المشط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

борона
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

grade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হয়রান করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

herse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Harrow
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Egge
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

써레
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Harrow
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm đau lòng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹாரோ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॅरो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Harrow
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

erpice
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Brona
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

борона
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

grapă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σβάρνα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

harv
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

harve
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of harrow

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HARROW»

The term «harrow» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.946 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HARROW» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «harrow» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «harrow» 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 harrow

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HARROW»

Discover the use of harrow in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to harrow and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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No Place to Hide
A behind-the-scenes look at some of the less favorable aspects of today's surveillance-based society discusses how the government and private marketing companies are using modern technology to protect homeland security and fight the war on ...
Robert O'Harrow, 2006
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The Material, the Real, and the Fractured Self: Subjectivity ...
This is a fine piece of critical thinking that invites us to rethink in subtle but very important ways the work of the three canonical writers and one, Réda, whose crowning is imminent.'
Susan Harrow, 2004
3
Wicca Covens: How to Start and Organize Your Own
Provides information on covens, including what they are, how to find one, and how to form one
Judy Harrow, 1999
4
Crystal Meth
Describes what crystal meth is and the effects on the body and mind.
Jeremy Harrow, 2007
5
The Healer of Harrow Point
In the tradition of Where the Red Fern Grows and Old Yeller, The Healer of Harrow Point is a classic comingofage story in which a young boy learns the beauty of life, the folly of violence, and the secrets of true friendship.
Peter Walpole, 2000
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Lord Byron at Harrow School: Speaking Out, Talking Back, ...
"Elledge carefully examines the historical and biographical contexts to Byron's Harrow performances, showing their relevance to Byron's physical and psychic landscapes at the time - his connections to his mother and half-sister, his ...
Paul Elledge, 2000
7
The dark opals of Harrow Island
No sooner does Megan Cooper accept a position as secretary at a remote Harrow Island estate than she receives messages warning her to leave. Original.
Beverly C. Warren, 1993
8
Postcolonial African cinema: from political engagement to ...
A new critical approach to African cinema
Kenneth W. Harrow, 2007
9
A taxonomy of the psychomotor domain: a guide for developing ...
Offers educators a guide to evaluating the cognitive, affective and psychomotor learning development of youngsters
Anita J. Harrow, 1972
10
Farm Implements for Arid and Tropical Regions
Spring-tooth harrow In the spring-tooth harrow the tines are made from spring steel usually rectangular in section and curved. Attached to crossbars, they vibrate as they progress through the soil. The crossbars can be rotated through a small ...
H. J. Hopfen, 1981

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HARROW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term harrow is used in the context of the following news items.
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Arul's speedy knock steers Highgate to victory against Harrow - Rugby
Chris Arul blazed a quickfire half-century to cement Highgate's place at the top of the Division Three table with a six-wicket victory over Harrow. «Tottenham & Wood Green Journal, Jul 15»
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The story of the man buried in the abandoned tomb (From Harrow
Many will have passed the old tomb outside St Margaret's Church, in Edgware, but few will know the story behind the man who is buried there, ... «Harrow Times, Jul 15»
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Further strike action announced for Tube drivers (From Harrow Times)
Further strike action announced for Tube drivers. Members of the ASLEF union will go on strike on August 5. Harrow Times: Photograph of the ... «Harrow Times, Jul 15»
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People asked to help illustrate a happy and healthy Harrow in public …
Harrow Council is currently developing a five-year health and wellbeing strategy and is asking people to complete a survey with their views on what they think ... «Harrow Times, Jul 15»
5
Photo of the week: robin perched against a flowerpot
Do you have any photos taken in Borehamwood, Barnet, Haringey, Enfield or Harrow that you want to share? E-mail them and include your name and where ... «Harrow Times, Jul 15»
6
Harrow's Heroes: 'Stalwart' volunteers praised for annual Christmas …
Christmas could come early for a group of volunteer companions after being nominated for an award. For the last 25 years, the Pinner Association of Churches ... «Harrow Times, Jul 15»
7
Harrow's Lee Harris helping NHL players hit their stride
Harrow's Lee Harris, centre, talks to top prospects of the Columbus Blue Jackets during the team's development camp in Columbus last week. «Windsor Star, Jul 15»
8
Burglar on the run after fleeing from court
Martin Brophy, of Colin Road, Willesden, was last seen in the communal area of Harrow Crown Court on Thursday, June 18, as he was waiting for the court to ... «Harrow Times, Jul 15»
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'Harrow County #3' Review: The Secrets In The Woods
In 'Harrow County' #3, Emmy takes to the woods to run away from those who would harm her. However, she finds more than she bargained for ... «Tech Times, Jul 15»
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Flowerbeds ripped apart as 'selfish' thieves steal community plants
Now, as the group prepares its entry for this month's Harrow in Bloom competition, they discovered that dozens of plants have been stolen from ... «Harrow Times, Jul 15»

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