1. something to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured
1. turn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him
2. fasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat
Sentences with belay as a verb:
- He would need an experienced partner to belay him on the difficult climbs.
- I could only hope the remaining piton would belay his fall.
- Belay that order!