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Meaning of WOO

Pronunciation:  woo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"
  2. [v]  seek someone's favor; "China is wooing Russia"
 

WOO is a 3 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: court, romance, solicit
 
 See Also: act, chase, chase after, display, move

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Woo\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wooed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Wooing}.] [OE. wowen, wo?en, AS. w?gian, fr. w?h bent,
    crooked, bad; akin to OS. w[=a]h evil, Goth. unwahs
    blameless, Skr. va?c to waver, and perhaps to E. vaccilate.]
    1. To solicit in love; to court.
    
             Each, like the Grecian artist, wooes The image he
             himself has wrought.                  --Prior.
    
    2. To court solicitously; to invite with importunity.
    
             Thee, chantress, oft the woods among I woo, to hear
             thy even song.                        --Milton.
    
             I woo the wind That still delays his coming.
                                                   --Bryant.
    
    
  2. \Woo\, v. i.
    To court; to make love. --Dryden.
    
    
 

 

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