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tow1

 
 
pronunciation:
to
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
in tow
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part of speech: verb
inflections: tows, towing, towed
definition: to pull along at the end of a rope or chain; haul.
The truck towed our car to the garage.
 
synonyms:
haul
similar words:
drag, pull, trail, tug
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an act or instance of being pulled by a rope or chain.
We needed a tow because our car wouldn't start.
similar words:
haul, pull, tug
phrase: in tow
Homophone Note
The words tow1 and toe (a part of the foot) sound alike but have different meanings.
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