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synonyms for unmoor

  • bring the anchor home
  • cast off
  • loose for sea
  • put to sea
  • up-anchor
See also synonyms for: unmoored
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How to use unmoor in a sentence

We must make the best of it, and try to help the worthy man to unmoor, without straining his messengers.
THE PATHFINDERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Accordingly, as soon as it was daylight one of the captains who had made all arrangements to leave gave orders to unmoor.
LOOKING SEAWARD AGAINWALTER RUNCIMAN
"The signal is made to prepare to unmoor at twelve o'clock," wrote Nelson to Troubridge on the 11th.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. II. (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
And ling'ring idlers join the brawl, And merry ship-boys swell the call, All hands, unmoor!
THE RED ROVERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
When the order was given to unmoor ship, to make sail, or to furl the sails, every one knew where to go and what to do.
OUTWARD BOUNDOLIVER OPTIC
During this time, Blackee had taken another position on the wall: book opened again—it made the number, to unmoor the ship.
A FIVE YEARS' RESIDENCE IN BUENOS AYRESGEORGE THOMAS LOVE
When the ship first began to move, they had no resource but to unmoor from the buoy, out oars, and pull away in company.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 66, NO 409, NOVEMBER 1849VARIOUS
Unmoor, to; to heave up one anchor, or to unfasten the ship from her moorings.
EVERY BOY'S BOOK: A COMPLETE ENCYCLOPDIA OF SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTSVARIOUS
Can we unmoor the Santa Margarita from inside the breakwater, or can we not?
THE PURSUITFRANK (FRANK MACKENZIE) SAVILE
So Jack stood by the rope, and let them see that 'twas as much as their life was worth to try to unmoor.
THE CHAPLET OF PEARLSCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNMOOR

  • bring the anchor home
  • cast off
  • loose for sea
  • put to sea
  • unmoor
  • up-anchor
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.