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 Dictionary entry overview: What does aweigh mean? 

AWEIGH (adjective)
  The adjective AWEIGH has 2 senses:

1. (used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom
2. (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom

  Familiarity information: AWEIGH used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

AWEIGH (adjective)

Sense 1aweigh [BACK TO TOP]


(used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom

Context example:

anchors aweigh


up (being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level)

Sense 2aweigh [BACK TO TOP]


(of an anchor) just clear of the bottom


atrip; aweigh


free (able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint)

Domain category:

navigation; sailing; seafaring (the work of a sailor)

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