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  • verb To secure with rope, string, etc.
  • verb idiomatic To occupy, detain, keep busy, or delay.
  • verb idiomatic To complete, finish, or resolve.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes
  • verb restrain from moving or operating normally
  • verb secure with or as if with ropes
  • verb secure in or as if in a berth or dock
  • verb finish the last row


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