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Definition of up-anchor verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they up-anchor
he / she / it up-anchors
past simple up-anchored
-ing form up-anchoring
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(of a ship or its crew) to raise the anchor from the water in order to be ready to sail
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: up-anchor