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Noun
(nautical) Plural for a tool used to moor a vessel to the bottom of a sea or river to resist movement
“The crew of Trinity had the presence of mind to drop the ship's anchor, which prevented it from being swept into the minefield.”
Noun
Plural for a person or thing that provides stability or confidence in an otherwise uncertain situation
“The nation'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
Plural for a host of a television or radio program, especially a broadcaster of news
“Weatherspoon had worked as a news anchor at Baton Rouge radio station WJBO for two years as a reporter.”
Noun
Plural for the core or basis for something
Noun
Plural for any weight that is suspended
Noun
Plural for the ability of something to maintain firm contact with a surface
Noun
Plural for a cancellation or postponement of a punishment
Noun
Plural for the action of forgiving or being forgiven for an error or offense
Noun
Plural for a thing that slows or hinders a process
Verb
To dock a boat, especially by casting an anchor
“There's a cavern over there on that island, along with a spot to anchor the ship.”
Verb
To secure something firmly in position
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“The extra weight helps to anchor the flag in place, despite strong winds.”
Verb
To host a show or event
Verb
To reach land, especially of a vessel
Verb
Leave a ship, aircraft, or train
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