Meaning of trow in English:


Pronunciation /trəʊ/


archaic no object, with clause
  • Think or believe.

    ‘why, this is strange, I trow!’
    • ‘‘‘Twill be momentous, I trow, whichsoe'er way ‘tis resolved.‘’
    • ‘Since love, of his goodness, has converted you from your sin, you shall be the best pillar of all his faith, I trow, and most harass his foes.’
    • ‘Not a very sound belief, I trow.’


Old English trūwian, trēowian ‘to trust’; related to truce.