Definition of Hew

1. Verb. Make or shape as with an axe. "Hew out a path in the rock"

Exact synonyms: Hew Out
Generic synonyms: Carve
Specialized synonyms: Rough-hew, Roughcast
Derivative terms: Hewer



2. Verb. Strike with an axe; cut down, strike. "They hew the trees"; "Hew an oak"
Specialized synonyms: Snag
Generic synonyms: Strike
Also: Hew Out
Derivative terms: Hewer

Definition of Hew

1. v. t. To cut with an ax; to fell with a sharp instrument; -- often with down, or off.

2. n. Destruction by cutting down.

3. n. Hue; color.

Definition of Hew

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To chop away at; to whittle down; to mow down. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To shape; to form. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive US) To act according to, to conform to; ''usually construed with'' (term to). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hew

1. to cut with an ax [v HEWED, HEWN, HEWING, HEWS] : HEWABLE [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hew

heulandites
heureka
heurekas
heuretic
heuretics
heurism
heurisms
heuristic
heuristic program
heuristic rule
heuristical
heuristically
heuristics
heveas
hevery
hew (current term)
hew out
hewable
hewe
hewed
hewer
hewers
hewest
heweth
hewettite
hewgh
hewhole
hewing
hewings
hewn

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