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Definition of moor verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they moor
    he / she / it moors
    past simple moored
    -ing form mooring
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  1. 1to attach a boat, ship, etc. to a fixed object on the land with a rope, or to anchor it synonym tie up
  2. 2 We moored off the north coast of the island. moor something (to something) A number of fishing boats were moored to the dock.
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