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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.”
An anchorman or anchorwoman
“Let's check in with Rob Marciano in Bay Town, Texas, our CNN weatherman and news anchor as well.”
Secure firmly in position
“Sylvain Wiltord says he plays from the heart and does not want to be anchored to a particular position within a team.”
To cast anchor
“There's a cavern over there on that island, along with a spot to anchor the ship.”
To stop at or near a place along the shore
“… we'll anchor at Praia, Cape Verde.”
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