HyperDic: moor

English > 5 senses of the word Moor / moor:
NOUNperson Moorone of the Muslim people of north Africa
objectmoor, moorlandopen land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
VERBcontactmoor, berth, tie upsecure in or as if in a berth or dock
contactmoor, berth, wharfcome into or dock at a wharf
contactmoorsecure with cables or ropes
Moor / moor > pronunciation
Soundsmuh'r
Rhymesallure ... Ur: 39 rhymes with uhr...
English > Moor: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningOne 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.
BroaderMuslim, MoslemA believer in or follower of Islam
Spanishmoro
Catalanmoro
AdjectivesMoorish, Moresquerelating to or characteristic of the Moors
English > moor: 5 senses > noun 2, object
Meaningopen land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss.
Synonymmoorland
InstancesMarston MoorA former moor in northern England
Broaderplain, field, champaignextensive tract of level open land
Spanisherial, páramo, turbera, yermo
Catalanermàs, erm, ermot
English > moor: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningSecure in or as if in a berth or dock.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsberth, tie up
Narrowerwharfmoor at a wharf
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Spanishamarrar, anclar, atracar
Catalanamarrar, atracar
Nounsmooringa place where a craft can be made fast
English > moor: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCome into or dock at a wharf.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsberth, wharf
BroaderdockCome into dock
Spanishamarrar, atracar, atraque, fondear
Catalanatracar
English > moor: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningSecure with cables or ropes.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"moor the boat"
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Spanishamarrar
Catalanamarrar
Nounsmooragethe act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
mooring(nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place

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