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

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

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


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