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


Fred made for the bank, and let out line as fast as possible.

But he cast and got out line by a system that was new to Gay.

I have hauled them in, when we have come across them, sculling, as fast as I could let out line and pull it in.

So rapid was the rate of running now, that Roswell was obliged to let out line, his whale sounding to a prodigious depth.

He dropped it into the water, let out line, and tied the line fast to the bow cleat.

The wind was so overpowering on my salmon reaches that it was hardly possible either to hold the boat or to get out line.

Again, in clear water which is swift and not deep it Pg 81 may be desirable to let out line by using running tackle.