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verb as in weigh anchor


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At two o'clock in the morning came the welcome order, "All hands up anchor!"

Then the time had come, and we up anchor and plunged homewards through the troubled seas of the wide harbour mouth.

"Up anchor and be off to Thursday Island as fast as we can go," I said promptly.

You see we got up anchor at half-past six, and it is just twelve o'clock now.

Many more like yarns were current years ago, but we must up anchor and set our faces once more westward.

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to up-anchor, such as: bring the anchor home, cast off, loose for sea, put to sea, and unmoor.

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