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Definition of moor:

  1. A game preserve consisting of moorland.
  2. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.
  3. Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion.
  4. Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly.
  5. One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.
  6. To cast anchor; to become fast.
  7. To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they moored the boat to the wharf.

Synonyms:

downs, couple, attach, upland, bind, clip, affix, field, moorland, berth, anchor, fix, connect, move, tie down, tie up, wasteland, wharf, fasten, catch, secure, truss, bind off, assemble.

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