Definition of "docked" []

  • A wharf or pier (noun)
  • A space between two wharves or piers for the mooring of ships (noun)
  • An area of water that can accommodate a ship and can be closed off to allow regulation of the water level (noun)
  • A platform from which lorries, goods trains, etc, are loaded and unloaded (noun)
  • To moor (a vessel) at a dock or (of a vessel) to be moored at a dock (verb)
  • To put (a vessel) into a dry dock for repairs or (of a vessel) to come into a dry dock (verb)
  • (of two spacecraft) to link together in space or link together (two spacecraft) in space (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of dock. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "docked" in a sentence
  • "Residents scrambled to stockpile food and authorities ordered ships to remain docked as southern China geared up for a super typhoon after it killed 15 people and wiped out crops in the northern Philippines."
  • "It's OK for a short term docked mission, but over the long term the control system would have a hard time compensating for it."
  • "Until, years later, I realized that the cost of missing inventory was docked from the pay of the store staff."