What does Morrow mean?

Definitions for Morrow
ˈmɔr oʊ, ˈmɒr oʊmor·row

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. morrownoun

    the next day

    "whenever he arrives she leaves on the morrow"


  1. morrownoun

    The next or following day.

  2. morrownoun


  3. Etymology: morwe, compare Old English morgen, Dutch morgen and German Morgen.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Morrownoun

    Etymology: morgen , Saxon; morghen, Dutch. The original meaning of morrow seems to have been morning, which being often referred to on the preceding day, was understood in time to signify the whole day next following.

    I would not buy
    Their mercy at the price of one fair word;
    To have ’t with saying, good morrow. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

    Canst pluck night from me, but not lend a morrow. William Shakespeare.

    The Lord did that thing on the morrow. Exod. ix. 6.

    Peace, good reader, do not weep,
    Peace, the lovers are asleep;
    They, sweet turtles, folded lie,
    In the last knot that love could tie:
    Let them sleep, let them sleep on,
    Till this stormy night be gone,
    And the eternal morrow dawn,
    Then the curtains will be drawn,
    And they waken with the light,
    Whose day shall never sleep in night. Richard Crashaw.

    Beyond the Indies does this morrow lie. Abraham Cowley.

    To morrow comes; ’tis noon; ’tis night;
    This day like all the former flies;
    Yet on he runs to seek delight
    To morrow, till to night he dies. Matthew Prior.

    We by to morrow draw out all our store,
    Till the exhausted well can yield no more. Abraham Cowley.

    To morrow is the time when all is to be rectified. Spectat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Morrownoun


  2. Morrownoun

    the next following day; the day subsequent to any day specified or understood

  3. Morrownoun

    the day following the present; to-morrow

  4. Etymology: [OE. morwe, morwen, AS. morgen. See Morn.]


  1. Morrow

    Morrow is a city in Clayton County, Georgia, United States. The population was 4,882 at the 2000 census. It is the home of Clayton State University.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Morrow

    mor′ō, n. the day following the present: to-morrow: the next following day: the time immediately after any event.—n. To-morr′ow, next day—also adv. [M. E. morwe=morwen; cf. Morn.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Morrow is ranked #594 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Morrow surname appeared 56,840 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 19 would have the surname Morrow.

    79.8% or 45,387 total occurrences were White.
    14.7% or 8,367 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 1,222 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 1,160 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 409 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 296 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Morrow in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Morrow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Morrow in a Sentence

  1. Omar Khayyam:

    To-day is thine to spend, but not to-morrow; Counting on morrows breedeth bankrupt sorrow: O squander not this breath that Heaven hath lent thee; Make not too sure another breath to borrow.

  2. George MacDonald:

    It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet.

  3. Johann von Goethe:

    Who never ate his bread in sorrow, Who never spent the darksome hours Weeping, and watching for the morrow,-- He knows ye not, ye gloomy Powers.

  4. La Rochefoucauld:

    Ah, Hope what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of to-day, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.

  5. John Dryden:

    Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.

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    a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset
    • A. fluster
    • B. knead
    • C. abet
    • D. monish

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