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stow

  
    vb  tr  

1  often foll by: away  to pack or store  

2  to fill by packing  

3    (Nautical)  to pack or put away (cargo, sails and other gear, etc.)  

4  to have enough room for  

5  usually imperative    (Brit)  
slang  to cease from  
stow your noise!, stow it!    
    (Old English stowian to keep, hold back, from stow a place; related to Old High German stouwen to accuse, Gothic stojan to judge, Old Slavonic staviti to place)  

Stow  
    n  John. 1525--1605, English antiquary, noted for his Survey of London and Westminster (1598; 1603)  



  • rats!  id. damn it!

    Rats! I will be late to the meeting.

  • let it out!  exp. expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
  • keep your hair on!  exp. calm down!
  • top that!  exp. You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better

    I know four celebrities - top that!

  • hold your horses!  exp. it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
  • allow me!  exp. polite expression offering to do something for someone
  • beats me!  exp. I have no idea; I don't have a clue

    E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!

  • it is what it is  exp. means "that's just the way it is"

    c'est comme ça, point barre

  • it has a ring to it  exp. it sounds interesting or attractive
  • it hit me  exp. it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden

    E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.

  • green IT  n. new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
  • up for it  exp. "to be up for it" means to be willing to participate

    she's really up for it: elle est partante

  • hold on tight!  exp. expression used for letting someone know that he/she should prepare for a difficult or unpleasant upcoming event
  • it's got bits in it  n. means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it

    assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'

  • lend me your ears!  exp. expression used for catching the attention of an audience
  • I can't take it  exp. I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it

 

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Definition of stow

 (Entry 1 of 3)

transitive verb

2a: to put away for future use : store
bobsolete : to lock up for safekeeping : confine
4slang : to put aside : stop
b: to eat or drink up—usually used with awaystowed away a huge dinner
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Definition of Stow (Entry 2 of 3)

John 1525–1605 English historian and antiquarian
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Definition of Stow (Entry 3 of 3)

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stow it! definition, stow it! meaning | English Cobuild


  • rats!  id. damn it!

    Rats! I will be late to the meeting.

  • let it out!  exp. expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
  • keep your hair on!  exp. calm down!
  • top that!  exp. You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better

    I know four celebrities - top that!

  • hold your horses!  exp. it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
  • allow me!  exp. polite expression offering to do something for someone
  • beats me!  exp. I have no idea; I don't have a clue

    E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!

  • it is what it is  exp. means "that's just the way it is"

    c'est comme ça, point barre

  • it has a ring to it  exp. it sounds interesting or attractive
  • it hit me  exp. it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden

    E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.

  • green IT  n. new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
  • up for it  exp. "to be up for it" means to be willing to participate

    she's really up for it: elle est partante

  • hold on tight!  exp. expression used for letting someone know that he/she should prepare for a difficult or unpleasant upcoming event
  • it's got bits in it  n. means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it

    assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'

  • lend me your ears!  exp. expression used for catching the attention of an audience
  • I can't take it  exp. I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it

 

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Meaning of stow in English

This system went beyond the artefacts to the individual practices, such as how to stow equipment on the sledge.

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He encouraged the child to help him put away the previous toys in a large plastic bag that was then stowed under the table.

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It is stowed away for safety in some unused nook of the piano, which is rattling away by my side.

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Stow's readers over the centuries the uniquely valuable element of the work is his detailed perambulation of the city and suburbs.

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It will be no use expecting that they will keep their coupons safely stowed away, and always handy.
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Some fishermen have said that they will stow the new life jackets away, and they will never be used.
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The lindane was contained in plastic-lined fibreboard drums which were then stowed in a standard freight container.
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The order requires, amongst other things, that they be carried in suitable containers, stowed appropriately and be provided with adequate ventilation, food and water.
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We have no information as to how this cargo was actually stowed.
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We are recovering coal from waste where it was stowed under private enterprise working.
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The mineowner, thinking of profits, may feel that it does not pay him to stow the workings.
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Meaning stow it

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verb (used with object)

Nautical.
  1. to put (cargo, provisions, etc.) in the places intended for them.
  2. to put (sails, spars, gear, etc.) in the proper place or condition when not in use.

to put in a place or receptacle, as for storage or reserve; pack: He stowed the potatoes in our cellar.

to fill (a place or receptacle) by packing: to stow a carton with books.

to have or afford room for; hold.

Slang. to stop; break off: Stow it! Stow the talk!

to put away, as in a safe or convenient place (often followed by away).

to lodge or quarter.

Verb Phrases

stow away,to conceal oneself aboard a ship or other conveyance in order to obtain free transportation or to elude pursuers.

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Origin of stow

1300–50; Middle English stowen,Old English stōwigan to keep, hold back (literally, to place), derivative of stōw place; akin to Old Norse eldstō fireplace, Gothic stojan to judge (literally, to place)

OTHER WORDS FROM stow

stow·a·ble,adjectivere·stow,verb (used with object)

Words nearby stow

stovepipe hat, stovepipes, stover, stovetop, stovies, stow, stowage, stowaway, Stowe, Stowe, Harriet Beecher, stownlins

Other definitions for stow (2 of 2)


noun

a city in NE Ohio.

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Words related to stow

put away, secrete, stash, tuck, load, bundle, stuff, deposit, warehouse, pack, top off

How to use stow in a sentence

  • In college, at the small Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota, the seeds stowed since her childhood Boundary Waters journey came roaring back to life.

    Emily Ford Hiked 1,200 Miles in the Dead of Winter|Grayson Haver Currin|May 4, 2021|Outside Online

  • Lily can rest her head on the packages of softgoods stowed on the back seat.

    Renting a vacation home for the first time? Don’t take anything for granted.|Candyce H. Stapen|April 22, 2021|Washington Post

  • He attempted to stow away on a ship bound for Britain, but he was caught and sent to jail for 10 weeks, he said.

    Man seeks pals he once persuaded to ship him around the world in a crate|Cathy Free|April 16, 2021|Washington Post

  • When the season is over and you’re stowing away your beacon, pop out the batteries to prevent corrosion.

    Know How to Use Your Avalanche Transceiver|Amelia Arvesen|March 2, 2021|Outside Online

  • Because it’s foldable, this unit is perfect for stowing in a bag and pulling out to assist in clearing trails or preparing areas for camp.

    Best ice pick: A versatile winter tool for camping and more|PopSci Commerce Team|February 25, 2021|Popular-Science

  • The $9 “Priority Boarding” fee on Delta so you can “stow your bags without hassle”?

    Those Awful Airline Fees From United, American, Delta, and the Rest Add Up|William J. McGee|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST

  • Mrs. Ford would have politely told her critics to stow it, though she might have agreed with them on a thing or two.

    Laura Bush Is No Betty Ford|Matt Latimer|May 4, 2010|DAILY BEAST

  • No craft like the Grampus could work through a floe, What knots she could run, and what tons she could stow!

    The Book of Humorous Verse|Various

  • He must have lost his nerve when he made out your smoke and shinnied up there to stow away, taking the ship's papers with him.

    Masterpieces of Mystery, Vol. 1 (of 4)|Various

  • The hardest part of a Leigh fisherman's life Jack had not yet encountered, for boys are seldom taken stow-boating.

    A Chapter of Adventures|G. A. Henty

  • Stow-boating is really sprat catching, and no one can exactly explain the meaning of the term.

    A Chapter of Adventures|G. A. Henty

  • This being settled the lads proceeded to put things straight and stow away their portmanteaus.

    A Chapter of Adventures|G. A. Henty

British Dictionary definitions for stow (1 of 2)


verb(tr)

(often foll by away)to pack or store

to fill by packing

nauticalto pack or put away (cargo, sails and other gear, etc)

to have enough room for

(usually imperative)Britishslangto cease fromstow your noise!; stow it!

Word Origin for stow

Old English stōwian to keep, hold back, from stōw a place; related to Old High German stouwen to accuse, Gothic stōjan to judge, Old Slavonic staviti to place

British Dictionary definitions for stow (2 of 2)


noun

John. 1525–1605, English antiquary, noted for his Survey of London and Westminster (1598; 1603)

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