HyperDic: wharf

English > 6 senses of the word wharf:
NOUNartifactwharf, pier, wharfage, docka platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
VERBpossessionwharfprovide with a wharf
possessionwharfstore on a wharf
contactwharfdischarge at a wharf
contactwharf, moor, berthcome into or dock at a wharf
contactwharfmoor at a wharf
wharf > pronunciation
Soundshhwao'rf; wao'rf
Rhymesallomorph ... polymorph: 6 rhymes with aorf...
English > wharf: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats.
Synonymspier, wharfage, dock
Partsbollard, bittA strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
shipsideThe part of a wharf that is next to a ship
NarrowerleveeA pier that provides a landing place on a river
quaywharf usually built parallel to the shoreline
BroaderplatformA raised horizontal surface
Spanishdescargadero, desembarcadero, embarcadero, malecón, muellaje, muelle
Catalandesembarcador, moll, port
Verbswharfmoor at a wharf
wharfdischarge at a wharf
wharfcome into or dock at a wharf
wharfstore on a wharf
wharfprovide with a wharf
English > wharf: 6 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningProvide with a wharf.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Wharf the mouth of the river"
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishconstruir un desembarcadero
Nounswharf, wharfagea platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
English > wharf: 6 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningstore on a wharf.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Wharf the merchandise"
BroaderstoreFind a place for and put away for storage
Nounswharfa platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
English > wharf: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningDischarge at a wharf.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"wharf the passengers"
Broaderdrop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, dischargeLeave or unload
Nounswharfa platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
English > wharf: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningCome into or dock at a wharf.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the big ship wharfed in the evening"
Synonymsmoor, berth
BroaderdockCome into dock
Spanishamarrar, atracar, atraque, fondear
Catalanatracar
Nounswharfa platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
English > wharf: 6 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningmoor at a wharf.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The ship was wharfed"
Broadermoor, berth, tie upSecure in or as if in a berth or dock
Spanishfondear
Nounswharfa platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles

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