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moor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of moor

  1. 1 a broad area of level or rolling treeless country <as she wanders the windswept moor, the novel's heroine vows that she will never marry the vicar> Synonyms campo, champaign, down(s), grassland, heath, lea (or ley), llano, plain, pampa, prairie, savanna (also savannah), steppe, tundra, veld (or veldt)Related Words field, meadow; floodplain; bottom, bottomland, flat, lowland; plateau, table, tableland, upland

  2. 2 spongy land saturated or partially covered with water <a mysterious figure who was said to have haunted the moors of southwest England> Synonyms bog, fen, marsh, marshland, mire, swamp, morass, muskeg, slough (also slew or slue), swampland, wash, wetlandRelated Words swale; quagmire; guck (or gook), muck, mud, ooze, slime, slop, sludge, slush




moor

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of moor

  1. to put securely in place or in a desired position <moored the boat to the dock> Synonyms anchor, catch, clamp, fix, hitch, fasten, secure, setRelated Words embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, stuff, wedgeNear Antonyms extract, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, yankAntonyms loose, loosen, unfasten, unfix, unloose, unloosen




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