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See definition of reefed on Dictionary.com
  • as inshipwrecked
  • as inaground

synonyms for reefed

  • grounded
  • marooned
  • stranded
  • wrecked
  • cast away
  • ashore
  • marooned
  • stranded
  • wrecked
  • beached
  • disabled
  • foundered
  • grounded
  • high and dry
  • shipwrecked
  • stuck
  • swamped
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How to use reefed in a sentence

The Wellington came bowling along under close-reefed topsails.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Soon there struggled in the narrow mouth the shadow of a close-reefed trawler of sixty tons or so.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
They were both reefed down to the balance-reef, as shown in the illustration taken from an old print.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
By night the gale had sufficiently abated to enable me to set a reefed foresail, and once more to haul up on my course.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
She don't need much of anything on her except a double-reefed mitten with the thumb brailed up.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
They kept up the jumbo sail, as the main jib is called; they reefed the foresail down to its smallest compass.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
In less than five minutes the topsails were double-reefed, and the ship again dashing the spray from her bows.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
There was half a gale blowing on the 4th and though the wind was abeam, the sail was reefed and we moved quickly.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Mr. Hope thinking Lotus' mainsail too big for her, hoisted one belonging to a dinghy, the other boats starting closely reefed.
THE SPORTSWOMAN'S LIBRARY, V. 2VARIOUS
The small sail was double-reefed, yet the boat careened so heavily that the water broke over the gunwale.
BOYHOOD IN NORWAYHJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO REEFED

  • ashore
  • beached
  • disabled
  • foundered
  • grounded
  • high and dry
  • marooned
  • reefed
  • shipwrecked
  • stranded
  • stuck
  • swamped
  • wrecked
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.