unmoor

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un·moor

 (ŭn-mo͝or′)
v. un·moored, un·moor·ing, un·moors
v.tr.
1. To release from or as if from moorings.
2. Nautical To release (a ship) from all but one anchor.
v.intr.
To cast off moorings.
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unmoor

(ʌnˈmʊə; -ˈmɔː)
vb
1. (Nautical Terms) to weigh the anchor or drop the mooring of (a vessel)
2. (Nautical Terms) (tr) to reduce the mooring of (a vessel) to one anchor
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unmoor


Past participle: unmoored
Gerund: unmooring

Imperative
unmoor
unmoor
Present
I unmoor
you unmoor
he/she/it unmoors
we unmoor
you unmoor
they unmoor
Preterite
I unmoored
you unmoored
he/she/it unmoored
we unmoored
you unmoored
they unmoored
Present Continuous
I am unmooring
you are unmooring
he/she/it is unmooring
we are unmooring
you are unmooring
they are unmooring
Present Perfect
I have unmoored
you have unmoored
he/she/it has unmoored
we have unmoored
you have unmoored
they have unmoored
Past Continuous
I was unmooring
you were unmooring
he/she/it was unmooring
we were unmooring
you were unmooring
they were unmooring
Past Perfect
I had unmoored
you had unmoored
he/she/it had unmoored
we had unmoored
you had unmoored
they had unmoored
Future
I will unmoor
you will unmoor
he/she/it will unmoor
we will unmoor
you will unmoor
they will unmoor
Future Perfect
I will have unmoored
you will have unmoored
he/she/it will have unmoored
we will have unmoored
you will have unmoored
they will have unmoored
Future Continuous
I will be unmooring
you will be unmooring
he/she/it will be unmooring
we will be unmooring
you will be unmooring
they will be unmooring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unmooring
you have been unmooring
he/she/it has been unmooring
we have been unmooring
you have been unmooring
they have been unmooring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unmooring
you will have been unmooring
he/she/it will have been unmooring
we will have been unmooring
you will have been unmooring
they will have been unmooring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unmooring
you had been unmooring
he/she/it had been unmooring
we had been unmooring
you had been unmooring
they had been unmooring
Conditional
I would unmoor
you would unmoor
he/she/it would unmoor
we would unmoor
you would unmoor
they would unmoor
Past Conditional
I would have unmoored
you would have unmoored
he/she/it would have unmoored
we would have unmoored
you would have unmoored
they would have unmoored
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Translations

unmoor

vtilosmachen
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