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verb as in moor

verb as in dock

verb as in anchor


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Both the Kansas City Chiefs and New Orleans Saints enter Week 15 with playoff berths secured, but when they face off Sunday there will be a lot on the line.

The western half of the country has vanished, its berths dwindling from its trickle of Oregon in 2014 and Washington in 2016.

With three weeks left to play in the NFL regular season, 26 teams remain in contention for a playoff berth.

They hold the edge for a wild-card berth entering Week 11 games, just barely ahead of the Titans and Browns, both of whom are also 6-3.

In fact, the station now brims with so many astronauts that it has run out of sleeping berths, so Hopkins may be snoozing in the Resilience capsule itself, he said during the press conference.

The ship had berthing room for eight or ten people irrespective of the officers who slept aft.

It was moored just at the entrance to the dock or mole, and was in charge of an official who regulated the berthing of vessels.

Aft of this compartment is located the crew's quarters, berthing eight men, with lavatory attached.

To him each midshipman reported, saluting, stated his name, and received his berthing.

The rest of his companions had to hasten to assist in the berthing of the airship.

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On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to berthing, such as: dock, settle, touch down, alight, berth, and debark.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.