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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Places where a craft can be made fast.

Usage examples (34)
  • Noun : After the death of his wife he lost his moorings
  • After the battling for 20 minutes, the coaches took the nets off the moorings, which is always the signal for players that their legs are about to burn.
  • He then cited Edmund Burke, William F. Buckley, and Ronald Reagan as the "moorings" of the GOP.
  • Gradually the company began to regain its moorings. for more
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