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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cow

    One is frightened by a cause of fear addressed directly and suddenly to the senses; he is intimidated by an apprehension of contingent consequences dependent on some act of his own to be done or forborne; the means of intimidation may act through the senses, or may appeal only to the intellect or the sensibilities. The sudden rush of an armed madman may frighten; the quiet leveling of a highwayman's pistol intimidates. A savage beast is intimidated by the keeper's whip. Employers may intimidate their employees from voting contrary to their will by threat of discharge; a mother may be intimidated through fear for her child. To browbeat or cow is to bring into a state of submissive fear; to daunt is to give pause or check to a violent, threatening, or even a brave spirit. To scare is to cause sudden, unnerving fear; to terrify is to awaken fear that is overwhelming. Compare ALARM.

    affright, alarm, appal, browbeat, daunt, dismay, frighten, intimidate, scare, terrify

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cowverb

    frighten, abash, intimidate, oppress, brow-bent

    countenance, rally, encourage, inspirit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cow, moo-cownoun

    female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"


  2. cownoun

    mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'


  3. cowverb

    a large unpleasant woman


  4. overawe, cowverb

    subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)


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Editors Contribution

  1. poddiesnoun

    a calf, in particular one which is fed by hand

    Submitted by aayanabrooklyn on July 29, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cowverb

    overawe, intimidate, frighten, daunt, subdue by fear

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cownoun

    female of bovine animals, heifer (young cow), maverick

    Associated words:
    bovine, bos, moo, low, lowing, farrow, beef, neat, moolley, vachery, chiche-vache, milch

  2. cowverb

    overawe, daunt, intimidate, scare, dishearten

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cow":

    vaca, cows, ngau, frenzy, googlie, kow, niu, madness, blimp, lard-ass, stinker, mad, bitchy, fat-ass

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How to use cow in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Franklin:

    He was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages so ignorant that he bought a cow to ride on.

  2. Wade Maierhofer:

    It's uncomfortable to spend this kind of money, but you know what, if you take care of a cow, she'll take care of you.

  3. Jake Johanson:

    A lady came up to me on the street and pointed to my suede jacket. 'You know a cow was murdered for that jacket' she sneered. I replied in a psychotic tone, 'I didn't know there were any witnesses. Now I'll have to kill you too.'

  4. Fusek Peters:

    This particular male has, for some strange reason, adopted these cows as his herd, and stays with them almost every day - grazing, lying down and acting rather like a cow himself, this type of deer behavior has never been observed or captured before, and really is a Shropshire wonder.

  5. Sukhdas Mahatma:

    Two young men came to me that night and asked me to announce on the loudspeaker that there's a carcass of a cow lying nearby, they pressured me to make that announcement. What could I do? I had to make that announcement.

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