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1. oar

noun. ['ˈɔr'] an implement used to propel or steer a boat.

Synonyms

  • sweep
  • blade
  • vane
  • sweep oar
  • scull
  • boat paddle
  • paddle

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • stand still
  • dirty
  • lose

Etymology

  • ar (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ár (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Oar

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Example sentences of the word oar


1. Noun, singular or mass
Nestle the oar in the hooks or between the wall and the towel bar.

2. Adjective
Rafters can choose between an oar rafting or paddle rafting experience.

3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Denali Outdoor Center offers both oar rafting and paddle rafting trips down the Nenana River.

4. Verb, base form
thyme 1 cup raw oar flour or 3/4 cup ground flax

Quotes containing the word oar


1. Two people with mental issues in a relationship does not work. It's like sitting in a boat and neither one has an oar to row the other to shore. You can meet your mirror image in life, but that doesn't mean you should marry him.
- Shannon L. Alder

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