Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to moorage: sheet anchor, bower anchor


1. The act or an instance of mooring.
2. A place where a ship or aircraft may be moored.
3. A charge for mooring.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(ˈmʊərɪdʒ; ˈmɔːrɪdʒ)
1. (Nautical Terms) a place for mooring a vessel
2. (Nautical Terms) a charge for mooring
3. (Nautical Terms) the act of mooring
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈmʊər ɪdʒ)

1. a place for mooring.
2. a charge or payment for the use of moorings.
3. an act or instance of mooring or the state of being moored.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moorage - a fee for mooring
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
2.moorage - a place where a craft can be made fastmoorage - a place where a craft can be made fast
anchorage ground, anchorage - place for vessels to anchor
3.moorage - the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropesmoorage - the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
arrival - the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her arrival"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.


n (= place)Anlegeplatz m; (= charge)Anlegegebühren pl
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in classic literature ?
But having tried to cast anchor, which was a stone at the end of a piece of the kite-string, he found no bottom, and was fain to hold off, seeking for moorage, and, feeling his way, he buffeted against a sunken reef that cast him overboard by the greatness of the shock, and he was near to being drowned, but clambered back into the vessel.
Moorage, water, electricity, grids, restroom/showers, boat haulout, ice.
* Lake Chelan State Park (moorage dock pile replacement)--$1.51 million
Oregon Law 250-020-0221 states: Slow-no wake, maximum 5 mph for motorboats within 300 feet of boat ramp or moorage from river mouth to Highway Bridge of Mapleton.
Payroll for skipper and crew 31 $10,677 $11,383 Vessel fuel costs 31 $17,520 $37,540 Bait costs 30 $3,910 $5,987 Booking fees 31 $6,292 $13,463 Equipment purchases, repair and maintenance 31 $8,369 $13,442 Food and drink costs 31 $427 $1,282 Moorage 31 $4,613 $4,076 Foreign taxes, gov't, fees, and fishing licenses 31 $185 $604 Annual principal payment 30 $299 $932 on vessels U.S.
The companies said they plan to consolidate their work forces and facilities to S3's 18,000-square foot facility, which offers moorage for vessels to 100+ feet.
(1) Fisheries Department, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, 11426 Moorage Way, La Conner, WA 98221; (2) Department of Environmental Protection, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, 11430 Moorage Way, La Conner, WA 98221
The ship is currently staying at its moorage in Murmansk and its crew is carrying out planned combat training measures.
The Port recognizes the value of this industry and works hard to attract commercial fishing vessels with competitive moorage rates, first-rate marine infrastructure, and a range of upland amenities."
A speed of seven knots should also be observed when passing within 50 metres of any boat moorage, diving platform, loading dock, ship moorage or when passing through an anchoring area of small marine vessels.
Jones Valley Resort operates a luxury houseboat rental marina that also provides small boat rentals, vessel repair and private moorage. operates two resort properties offering luxury houseboat rentals: New Melones Lake Marina and Jones Valley Resort on Shasta Lake.