Synonyms of plough in English:

plough


See definition of plough

verb

1‘the fields had been ploughed’

SYNONYMS

cultivate, till, work, furrow, harrow, ridge, break up, turn up

2‘the car overturned and ploughed into a lamp post’

SYNONYMS

career, plunge, crash, smash, bulldoze, hurtle, cannon, lurch, drive, run, careen

North American informal barrel

3‘they ploughed their way through deep snow’

SYNONYMS

trudge, plod, toil, clump, push one's way, wade, flounder, press, move laboriously

informal slog

British informal trog


Phrases

    plough into

      ‘it begins to look as though the plane will plough into the water’

      SYNONYMS

      crash into, smash into, collide with, be in collision with, hit, strike, ram, smack into, slam into, bang into, meet head-on, run into, drive into, bump into, crack against, crack into

      dash against

      North American

      impact

      Variant spelling plough
    plough something into

      ‘profits from sales of the work are ploughed into further commissions’

      SYNONYMS

      invest in, put money into, sink money into, lay out money on

      provide capital for, spend money on, fund, back, finance, underwrite, subsidize, support, pay for

      buy into, buy shares in, buy a stake in, take a stake in

      informal

      get a piece of, splash out on

      Variant spelling plough something in/back
    plough on

      ‘she ploughed on nonetheless and cleared her plate’

      SYNONYMS

      persevere, persist, continue, carry on, go on, keep at it, keep on, keep going, keep it up, not give up, be persistent, be determined, follow something through, see something through, show determination, press ahead, press on, plod on, stay with something, not take no for an answer

      be tenacious, be pertinacious, insist, be patient, be diligent, stand one's ground, stand fast, stand firm, hold on, hold out, go the distance, stay the course, grind away, struggle on, hammer away, stop at nothing, leave no stone unturned

      informal

      plug away, peg away, stick at it, soldier on, hang on, stick to one's guns, stick it out, hang in there, bash on

      Variant spelling plough