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Synonyms for arrow
ˈær oʊar·row

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrow, pointernoun

    a mark to indicate a direction or relation

    cursor, pointer

  2. arrownoun

    a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow


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  1. bolt

    a shaft sharpened at the front and with feathers or vanes at the back, shot from a bow as a weapon or for sport.

    his ability to launch an arrow accurately.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 7, 2015  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. arrownoun

    dart, shaft, bolt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. arrownoun

    dart, matras

    Associated words:
    barb, ouabain, sagittal, sagittary, quiver, sheaf, belomancy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "arrow":

    icon, arrows, deflection, cursor, araud, spire, spit, arrowhead, spike, boom


  1. List of known nicknames for "Arrow":

    Alphonsus Cassell, Alphonsus Celestine Edmund Cassell

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  1. Charles Boyle:

    Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long-bow; its force depends on the strength of the hand that draws it. But argument is like an arrow from a cross-bow, which has equal force if drawn by a child or a man.

  2. Greg Hare:

    It was found near the top of a snow-capped mountain in South West Yukon, it was an incredible discovery, we really did n’t intend to be on that [ ice ] patch on that day. VIKING SWORD DISCOVERY : HUNTER FINDS 1,100-YEAR-OLD WEAPON ON NORWEGIAN MOUNTAIN The archaeologists were travelling in two helicopters with a documentary film crew when they noticed caribou on the ice patch they were planning to land on. Instead, the helicopter landed on a small nearby patch of snow where Senior Project Archaeologist Christian Thomas quickly spotted the arrow.

  3. Graffito:

    I shot an arrow into the air, and it stuck.

  4. Moshe Patel:

    The Arrow-3 is designed for long-range threats, as well as unconventional threats, we are aiming for 100 percent success rate.

  5. Greg Hare:

    We will never find things like this in a lowland setting – [ the arrow ] is only preserved because it has been locked in the ice for basically 1,000 years.

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