Definition of tow


  • the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope; "the truck gave him a tow to the garage". Synonyms: towage.


  • drag behind; "Horses used to tow barges along the canal".

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Words nearby tow

bow, cow, low, mow, now, pow, row, sow, stow, taw, tod, toe, tog, tom, ton, too, top, tor, tot, town, toy, vow, wow.

Rhymes with tow

aglow, ago, apropos, au, beau, below, below, bestow, blow, bordeaux, bow, ceo, cfo, chateau, cio, co, cousteau, cro, crow, defoe.

Start with tow

towmonts, towny, towmonds, towages, towropes, towellings, townies, towplanes, towelling, towelettes, toweled, toward, townless, toweringly, towerier, towies, towline, towhead, towns, towerlike, townsman, towel, townfolk, townhouse, townswoman, townships, townish, townhouses, towered, towboats, townees, towy, townsfolk, towmont, towardly, towlines, toweriest, toweling, towage, towboat, and 43 more.

End with tow

kowtow, bestow, stow, undertow, kotow.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • tow is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 6 points
  • tow is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 6 points
  • tow is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 6 points
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