Complete Definition of "hew"

English
Etymology
Old English hÄawan, compare Old High German hawan, German hauen

Pronunciation
IPA|/hju:/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uË|-uË

Verb
en-verb|hewing|hews|hewed or rarely hew|hewed or hewn

  1. to chop away at; to whittle down; to mow down
  2. to complain about
  3. to act according to (usually followed by to)

#: Those who hew to this policy should be punished.

Translations
German: 1. hauen, auseinanderhauen, zerschlagen 2. beschweren 3. handeln

el:hew
fa:hew
fr:hew
io:hew
it:hew
ku:hew
pl:hew
fi:hew
te:hew
vi:hew
uk:hew
zh:hew

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