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Definition of TOW

  • to pull or haul (a car, barge, etc.) by rope or chain
  • act of towing
  • something towed
  • U.S. Army antitank missile, steered to its target by two thin wires connected to a computerized launcher, which is mounted on a vehicle or helicopter
  • to pull by means of a chain or rope [v -ED, -ING, -S]
  • in the state of being towed
  • under one's guidance; in one's charge
  • as a follower, admirer, or companion
  • in the condition of being towed; in tow
  • to pull by means of a rope or chain [v TOWED, TOWING, TOWS] : TOWABLE [adj]