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1. mooring

noun. ['ˈmʊrɪŋ'] a place where a craft can be made fast.

Synonyms

  • slip
  • anchorage ground
  • moorage
  • anchorage

Antonyms

  • remember
  • roughness
  • stand still
  • inactivity

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Words that Rhyme with Mooring

  • procuring
  • obscuring
  • securing
  • reassuring
  • maturing
  • insuring
  • ensuring
  • enduring
  • during
  • curing
  • assuring
  • alluring
  • turing
  • touring
  • luring
  • luhring
  • luehring

Example sentences of the word mooring


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Adjoining the campground are a boat mooring area and amphitheater, the venue for a number of interpretive programs.

2. Adjective
On a wharf, a bollard is also used to tether a boat or barge by a mooring line.

Quotes containing the word mooring


1. Being with her I feel a pain, like a frozen knife stuck in my chest. An awful pain, but the funny thing is I'm thankful for it. It's like that frozen pain and my very existence are one.The pain is an anchor, mooring me here.
- Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

2. mooring

noun. ['ˈmʊrɪŋ'] (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place.

Synonyms

  • line
  • headfast

Antonyms

  • undock
  • natural object
  • overgarment
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