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1. moor

verb. ['ˈmʊr'] secure in or as if in a berth or dock.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • secure
  • wharf
  • tie up
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unbuckle
  • unbutton
  • detach
  • worsen

Etymology

  • mor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Moor

  • entrepreneur
  • pimplapure
  • observateur
  • premature
  • reinsure
  • procure
  • obscure
  • immature
  • beladur
  • amanpour
  • stamour
  • secure
  • rednour
  • reassure
  • mature
  • lumpur
  • lancour
  • impure
  • gochnour
  • gilmour
  • demure
  • brochure
  • bonjour
  • baldur
  • unsure
  • segur
  • mosur
  • manure
  • lesure
  • latour

Sentences with moor


1. Noun, singular or mass
Left to its own devices, a heather moor would slowly return to a forested state.

2. Verb, base form
Rent or moor a boat at the nearby docks; Silver Cove also has space for out-of-water boat storage.

3. Adjective
In St. Louis, for instance, riverboats moor just a 10-minute walk from the St. Louis Arch.

Quotes about moor


1. We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

2. Wild Nights – Wild Nights!Were I with theeWild Nights should beOur luxury!Futile – the winds –To a heart in port –Done with the compass –Done with the chart!Rowing in Eden –Ah, the sea!Might I moor – Tonight –In thee!
- Emily Dickinson, Selected Poems

2. moor-bird

noun. reddish-brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain.

Synonyms

  • moorbird
  • moorcock
  • moorfowl
  • Lagopus scoticus
  • moorhen
  • moorgame
  • ptarmigan

3. moor

noun. ['ˈmʊr'] open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss.

Synonyms

  • field
  • plain
  • champaign

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • untie
  • unstaple

Etymology

  • mor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. Moor

noun. one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century.

Synonyms

  • Moslem

5. moor

verb. ['ˈmʊr'] secure with cables or ropes.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain

Etymology

  • mor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. moor

verb. ['ˈmʊr'] come into or dock at a wharf.

Synonyms

  • wharf
  • berth

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt

Etymology

  • mor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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