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AWEIGH

 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]

Meaning:

(used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom

Context example:

anchors aweigh

Similar:

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


Sense 2aweigh [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of an anchor) just clear of the bottom

Synonyms:

atrip; aweigh

Similar:

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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