HyperDic: belay

English > 3 senses of the word belay:
NOUNobjectbelaysomething to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured
VERBcontactbelayturn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him
contactbelayfasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat
English > belay: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningSomething to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured.
Broaderoutcrop, outcropping, rock outcropThe part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
Verbsbelayfasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat
belayturn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him
English > belay: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTurn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Nounsbelaysomething to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured
English > belay: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningFasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Spanishamarrar
Nounsbelaysomething to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured

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