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synonyms for weigh anchor

  • bring the anchor home
  • cast off
  • loose for sea
  • put to sea
  • unmoor
  • up-anchor
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How to use weigh anchor in a sentence

At a quarter past seven he took his leave and we let drop our anchor where we were, off Cape Tekke.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
We embarked on the evening of the 28th of June, and weighed anchor before daybreak of the 29th.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
After you have repeated the Correlation, then repeat the two extremes, thus—“Anchor” … “Bolster.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
On the 2nd of July, we again attempted to weigh anchor, but with no better success than the day before.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Without waiting to think and weigh his extraordinary impression, he did a very foolish but a very natural thing.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
At eight o'clock the next morning we got underweigh; but the Dick in weighing her anchor found both flukes broken off.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The night was passed at anchor off the northernmost Coronation Island.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
It kept as far as possible from the fort, and cast anchor at the most outward extremity of the bay.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
In the former case the anchor may be dropped in nine fathoms, at a quarter to half a mile from the beach of the island.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
A vessel may anchor in seven fathoms near the end of the first reach; its course is to the East-North-East.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WEIGH ANCHOR

  • boat
  • captain
  • cast anchor
  • cast off
  • cross
  • cruise
  • dart
  • drift
  • embark
  • flit
  • float
  • fly
  • get under way
  • leave
  • make headway
  • motor
  • move
  • navigate
  • pilot
  • put to sea
  • reach
  • run
  • scud
  • set sail
  • shoot
  • skim
  • skipper
  • skirr
  • soar
  • steer
  • sweep
  • tack
  • voyage
  • weigh anchor
  • wing
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