A well-known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen, or other power, for turning up the soil to prepare it for bearing crops; also used to furrow or break up the soil for other purposes; as, the subsoil plow; the draining plow.
- A farm implement consisting of a heavy blade at the end of a beam, usually hitched to a draft team or motor vehicle and used for breaking up soil and cutting furrows in preparation for sowing.
- An implement of similar function, such as a snowplow.
- To break and turn over (earth) with a plow.
- To form (a furrow, for example) with a plow.
- To form furrows in with or as if with a plow: plow a field.
- To make or form with driving force: I plowed my way through the crowd.
- To cut through (water): plow the high seas.
- To break and turn up earth with a plow.
- To admit of plowing: Rocky earth plows poorly.
- To move or progress with driving force: The attackers formed a wedge and plowed through the enemy line.
- To proceed laboriously; plod: plowed through the backlog of work.
- plow back To reinvest (earnings or profits) in one's business.
- plow into Informal To strike with force.
- plow into Informal To undertake (a task, for example) with eagerness and vigor.
- plow under To cause to vanish under something piled up.
- plow under To overwhelm, as with burdens.