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Definition 1: a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for wharf in the sense of this definition

(wharf is a kind of ...) a raised horizontal surface

"the speaker mounted the platform"

(... is a kind of wharf ) a pier that provides a landing place on a river

(... is a kind of wharf ) wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline

(wharf is a part of ...) a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)

"the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards"

(wharf is a part of ...) the part of a wharf that is next to a ship

Definition 2: moor at a wharf - [verb of contact]

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

  • The ship was wharfed

(wharf is a kind of ...) secure in or as if in a berth or dock

"tie up the boat"

Definition 3: discharge at a wharf - [verb of contact]

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

  • wharf the passengers

(wharf is a kind of ...) remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave

"unload the cargo" "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

Definition 4: come into or dock at a wharf - [verb of contact]

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

  • the big ship wharfed in the evening

Synonyms for wharf in the sense of this definition

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

"the ship docked"

Definition 5: store on a wharf - [verb of possession]

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

  • Wharf the merchandise

(wharf is a kind of ...) find a place for and put away for storage

"where should we stow the vegetables?" "I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some"

Definition 6: provide with a wharf - [verb of possession]

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

  • Wharf the mouth of the river

(wharf is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

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