Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun moor

2 senses of moor

Sense 1
Moor -- (one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century)
       => Muslim, Moslem -- (a believer in or follower of Islam)

Sense 2
moor, moorland -- (open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss)
       => plain, field, champaign -- (extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb moor

3 senses of moor

Sense 1
moor, berth, tie up -- (secure in or as if in a berth or dock; "tie up the boat")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 2
moor, berth, wharf -- (come into or dock at a wharf; "the big ship wharfed in the evening")
       => dock -- (come into dock; "the ship docked")

Sense 3
moor -- (secure with cables or ropes; "moor the boat")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

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