slacken away

slacken away
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Slacken away those ropes there, there's a storm coming! — Ослабь те канаты, надвигается шторм!


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  • slacken — verb ADVERB ▪ a bit, a little, slightly, somewhat (esp. AmE) ▪ His grip slackened a little and she pulled away. ▪ never ▪ Willis never slack …   Collocations dictionary

  • slacken — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. retard, diminish, lessen; loosen, relax; abate; languish, decline; ease up, dwindle. See moderation, repose, slowness, decrease. Ant., tighten, increase. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. loosen, retard,… …   English dictionary for students

  • To come away — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To veer away — Veer Veer, v. t. To direct to a different course; to turn; to wear; as, to veer, or wear, a vessel. [1913 Webster] {To veer and haul} (Naut.), to pull tight and slacken alternately. Totten. {To veer away} or {To veer out} (Naut.), to let out; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To run away — Run Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To run away with — Run Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • veer away — transitive verb or veer out 1. : to let out : slacken and let run : pay out veer away the cable veer out a rope 2. : to permit to drift off by letting out a line …   Useful english dictionary

  • To ease away — Ease Ease ([=e]z), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Eased} ([=e]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Easing}.] [OE. esen, eisen, OF. aisier. See {Ease}, n.] 1. To free from anything that pains, disquiets, or oppresses; to relieve from toil or care; to give rest,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ease something away/down/off — Nautical slacken a rope or sail slowly or gently. → ease …   English new terms dictionary

  • ease away — (Naut.) Slacken gradually (a rope), ease off …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • decrease — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Diminution Nouns 1. (decrease in amount) decrease, diminution; lessening, subtraction (see deduction); reduction, abatement; shrinking, contraction, extenuation; cut back, discount. See shortness. 2.… …   English dictionary for students


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