AskDefine | Define stow

Dictionary Definition

stow v : fill by packing tightly; "stow the cart"

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. to put something away in a compact and tidy manner
  2. to put something away to store it in a space saving manner and over long time

Translations

to put something away in a compact and tidy manner
to put something away to store it in a space saving manner and over long time

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Extensive Definition

Stow may refer to distinguish Stowe
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stow in German: Stow
stow in Volapük: Stow

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bag, bank, barrel, bottle, box, bundle, bundle away, burden, cache, can, coffer, conceal, cram, crate, delay, deposit, file, fill, freight, heap, heap up, hide, hutch, jam, lade, lay aside, lay away, lay by, lay down, lay in, lay in store, load, lodge, mass, pack, pack away, pigeonhole, pile, place, pocket, postpone, push aside, put aside, put away, put in mothballs, reposit, reservoir, sack, salt away, salt down, secrete, set aside, set by, shelve, ship, sideline, stack, stash, store, store away, stow away, stow down, stuff, table, table the motion, warehouse, wedge
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