Antonyms for oared


Grammar : Verb
Spell : awrd, ohrd
Phonetic Transcription : ɔrd, oʊrd


Definition of oared

Origin :
  • Old English ar "oar," from Proto-Germanic *airo (cf. Old Norse ar, Danish aare, Swedish åra), of unknown origin; perhaps related to Latin remus "oar," Greek eretes "rower," eretmos "oar."
  • As in paddle : verb propel with arms or tool
  • As in row : verb move boat with paddle
Example sentences :
  • The master-of-camp arrived with his ship, ahead of the oared praus.
  • Extract from : « The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 » by E.H. Blair
  • Many boats plied to and fro, oared by jolly young watermen who dreamt not of railways and steam-launches.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Julian Hawthorne
  • The boat you must bring to the landing is the twenty-six oared barge, which Malcolm MacLeod builded so well.
  • Extract from : « A Prince of Good Fellows » by Robert Barr
  • And yet no one oared for him, while of course the out-and-out champions of the rival side hated him.
  • Extract from : « The Cock-House at Fellsgarth » by Talbot Baines Reed
  • The life–boats are of different sizes—six, eight, ten and twelve–oared.
  • Extract from : « Fighting the Sea » by Edward A. Rand
  • Pushing one open, Ralph saw a four oared boat pulling rapidly for the schooner.
  • Extract from : « Ralph Granger's Fortunes » by William Perry Brown
  • However, we propose to have the race, and give a purse of twenty–five dollars to the successful boat in a six–oared race.
  • Extract from : « Fighting the Sea » by Edward A. Rand
  • It used to be thought that such animals as this belonged to a different species, to which the name of oared shrew was given.
  • Extract from : « The Animal World, A Book of Natural History » by Theodore Wood
  • The oared vessels came to shore, to see what these towns contained; but, finding no people, they sailed on.
  • Extract from : « The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 » by E.H. Blair
  • The master-of-camp remained with the oared praus in order to win over all the towns which were desirous of peace.
  • Extract from : « The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 » by E.H. Blair

Synonyms for oared

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