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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awrd, ohrd]
    • /ɔrd, oʊrd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awrd, ohrd]
    • /ɔrd, oʊrd/

Definitions of oared word

  • adjective oared furnished with oars. 1
  • noun oared a long shaft with a broad blade at one end, used as a lever for rowing or otherwise propelling or steering a boat. 1
  • noun oared something resembling this or having a similar purpose. 1
  • noun oared a person who rows; oarsman. 1
  • verb with object oared to propel with or as if with oars; row. 1
  • verb with object oared to traverse or make (one's way) by, or as if by, rowing. 1

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Origin of oared

First appearance:

before 1740
One of the 48% newest English words
First recorded in 1740-50; oar + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Oared


oared popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

oared usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for oared

verb oared

  • drift — a driving movement or force; impulse; impetus; pressure.
  • navigate — to move on, over, or through (water, air, or land) in a ship or aircraft: to navigate a river.
  • slop — to spill or splash (liquid).
  • splash — to wet or soil by dashing masses or particles of water, mud, or the like; spatter: Don't splash her dress!
  • wade — to walk in water, when partially immersed: He wasn't swimming, he was wading.

Antonyms for oared

verb oared

  • discourage — to deprive of courage, hope, or confidence; dishearten; dispirit.
  • agree — If people agree with each other about something, they have the same opinion about it or say that they have the same opinion.
  • concur — If one person concurs with another person, the two people agree. You can also say that two people concur.

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