Tuesday , 23 July 2024

Oar meaning

Noun: oar

Pronunciation: (or)

Oar meaning: An implement used to propel or steer a boat. Usually a long pole that is flat and wide at one end.

Verb: oar

Meaning: To propel using oars.

Synonyms: row, paddle, scull

oar meaning and oar is a Long pole with a broad blade at one end used for propelling or steering a boat.
Long pole with a broad blade at one end used for propelling or steering a boat.

Derived forms: oaring, oared, oars

Quotations: Victoria Nolan – It is a shock. He has this great capacity to see in ways that all of us would like to and that’s why we need him and we need him to stay. I hope he will. He is our poet, our muse and we are all putting our oars in his water now to give him as much strength as we can to keep that boat going.

Ralph Waldo Emerson – The prayer of the farmer kneeling in his field to weed it, the prayer of the rower kneeling with the stroke of his oar, are true prayers heard throughout nature.

Aristophanes – This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never fought. Should contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native land. Never to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.

Kate Chopin – There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.

Robert Frost – Two such as you with such a master speed, cannot be parted nor be swept away, from one another once you are agreed, that life is only life forevermore, together wing to wing and oar to oar.

Aristophanes – This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never fought. Should contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native land. Never to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.

Sample sentences:

  1. You don’t paddle against the current, you paddle with it. And if you get good at it, you throw away the oars.
  2. There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
  3. This is a team effort right now, everyone’s pulling their oars in the same direction and the ship is moving forward.
  4. Just about a month from now I’m set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.
  5. I don’t believe in just ordering people to do things. You have to sort of grab an oar and row with them.
  6. You don’t paddle against the current, you paddle with it. And if you get good at it, you throw away the oars.
  7. It helps a great deal because I know what he can do and he knows what I can do. We both know that if we both hit a bad shot we are not going to feel like we have left our partner stranded. The tough thing about alternate-shot, whether it is here or in the Ryder Cup, is stranding your partner. It is like you are putting them out on a rubber dinghy with one oar. But you know what, we are all trying. As they say, ‘life doesn’t require you to be the biggest or the best, all it requires of you is to try.’ And all eight of us are going to be trying our hardest.
  8. This is a team effort right now, everyone’s pulling their oars in the same direction and the ship is moving forward.
  9. He has an oar in every man’s boat and a finger in every pie.
  10. Housing is backing off from its leadership role in the economy, but clearly something else is replacing it. The Fed has a little more to do and then they can rest on their oars.
  11. If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.
  12. Grab your oars and clutch your souls!
  13. We make the finest oars and paddles in the world. That’s not a marketing ploy. We honestly believe it.
  14. Everyone always wants to do better, and we’re getting better every time we do a test. We’re working on our physiology and moving toward working on the water and training with an oar.
  15. He that embarks on the voyage of life will always wish to advance rather by the impulse of the wind than the strokes of the oar; and many fold in their passage; while they lie waiting for the gale.
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