The definition of a wharf is a wood or stone structure built along the side of a water of body for ships to tie up against during loading.
A secure hold; control:
To fish with a bob
To deprive of a tail; dock.
To keep (information, etc) to oneself rather than revealing it.
Shorten is defined as to reduce in length, to roll in sail canvas or to add shortening to a pastry.
To hold (a ship, etc.) in place by cables or chains attached as to a pier or special buoy (mooring buoy), or by two anchors
(Intransitive) To become less.
To curtail is defined as to restrict something, stop something or deprive of something.
Couple means to link together or to pair up.
To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
To come to a berth; dock.
To provide or form an anchor store for:
To derive by deduction; deduce.
To cut or bite off the tops or ends of:
A supporting structure at the junction of connecting spans of a bridge.
A bob skate.
To set (a vehicle) down on land or another surface:
To come at length; take place:
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
To mow, reap, or harvest:
Find another word for docks. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for docks, like: wharfs, jetties, embarcaderos, locks, bobs, tails, withholds, slips, shortens, moors and lessens.