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Definition 1: open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for moor in the sense of this definition

(moor is a kind of ...) extensive tract of level open land

"they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain" "he longed for the fields of his youth"

(... is an instance of moor) a former moor in northern England

Definition 2: one 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 - [noun denoting person]

(moor is a kind of ...) a believer in or follower of Islam

Definition 3: secure with cables or ropes - [verb of contact]

Samples where moor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • moor the boat

(moor is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

Definition 4: secure in or as if in a berth or dock - [verb of contact]

Samples where moor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tie up the boat

Synonyms for moor in the sense of this definition

(moor is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

(... is a kind of moor ) moor at a wharf

"The ship was wharfed"

Definition 5: come into or dock at a wharf - [verb of contact]

Samples where moor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the big ship wharfed in the evening

Synonyms for moor in the sense of this definition

(moor is a kind of ...) come into dock

"the ship docked"

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