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Synonyms for belay

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

Words related to belay

something to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured

turn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him

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fasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat

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Astronomy gets the young to embrace science and technology and a space programme is an important tool to inspire students to enjoy physics and chemistry," Belay says.
If ascending to lofty heights isn't your cup of tea or you don't have a climbing partner to belay you, a somewhat safer alternative is to try your hand at bouldering.
I'll belay you, if you like," I said to Firstborn, as I arrived successfully at the bottom of the wall on Sunday.
We attach you to a climbing rope, someone belays you from below, taking up the slack as you climb.
Three provocative cases turned up during the late 1990s, Belay says.
Belay device--a friction device fitted to the rope and used by the belayer.
2 Petzl Reverso, belay device/descender, 15 [pounds sterling], 81g
Amare Belay told reporters on 28 April that one of the woman hijackers had feigned illness to gain access to the cockpit.
We heard a knock on the cockpit door,' Colonel Amare Belay told a news conference.
A belay line, was attached to them, going up through a figure-eight fixture and back into the cabin.
Belay and colleagues at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta.
Without him on belay, I would never even think of climbing this face.
Key members of the team include Sena Gabianu (World Bank), Anna Maria Inverso (consultant, World Bank), Makia Mohammed, Yekanu Tewolde (Women's Affairs Office, Government of Ethiopia), Dehab Belay (consultant, Women's Affairs Office), Sarah Cliffe (World Bank), Meaza Ashefani (Ethiopian Women Lawyer's Association), and Malati Das (consultant, World Bank).
At least one in every million people gets Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) each year," says Ermias Belay, an epidemiologist and CJD expert with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta.
These banks should be judged severely by the regulators on their CRA evaluations," says Leslie Belay, executive vice president of the Organization for a New Equality, an NCRN sponsor.