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Noun
A person or thing that provides stability or confidence in an otherwise uncertain situation
“Afghanistan's ancient roots and strong ties of kinship provide an anchor against progress, but also the means to cope when central authority has collapsed.”
Noun
An anchorman or anchorwoman
“Let's check in with Rob Marciano in Bay Town, Texas, our CNN weatherman and news anchor as well.”
Noun
The core or basis for something
Noun
Person who informs
Noun
Weight to hold down paper
Noun
The ability of something to maintain firm contact with a surface
Noun
A place from which to keep watch or view the landscape
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A cancellation or postponement of a punishment
Noun
A thing that slows or hinders a process
Verb
Secure firmly in position
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“Sylvain Wiltord says he plays from the heart and does not want to be anchored to a particular position within a team.”
Verb
To cast anchor
“There's a cavern over there on that island, along with a spot to anchor the ship.”
Verb
To dock a boat or ship, typically along or near the shore
Verb
To host a show or event
Verb
To land on solid ground (after being in the water or air)
Verb
To lock, bolt or secure with a bar
Verb
Leave a ship, aircraft, or train
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