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English noun: belay

1. belay (object) something to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured


Broader (hypernym)outcrop, outcropping, rock outcrop


English verb: belay

1. belay (contact) turn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure

2. belay (contact) fasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure









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