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anchor
Definition:
To stop; to fix or rest.

Synonyms:

noun
anchor
anchorman, anchorperson, backbone, cast anchor, drop anchor, ground, ground tackle, linchpin, lynchpin, mainstay.
artifact
anchor, ground tackle.
broadcaster
newscaster.
cornerstone
linchpin, mainspring, mainsprings, keystones, linchpins, key element, main ingredient.
fastener
agent, band, belt, binder, binding, bolt, bond, bonding, brace, bracket, brad, braid, buckle, button, catch, cement, chain, cinch, cincture, clamp, clasp, cleat, clinch, clip, closure, connector, cotter, coupling, fastener, fastening, fuse, glue, go-between, grapnel, guy, hasp, hawser, hinge, hitch, hook, knitting, knot, lace, latch, ligament, link, lock, mediator, medium, middleman, mucilage, nail, paste, pin, rabbet, rivet, seal, skewer, snap, spike, splice, staple, stay, stitch, strap, string, suture, tack, thread, tie, twine, vise, weld, zipper, Vinculum.
forgiveness
pardon.
grip
grapnel, handclasp, handgrip, handhold, handshake, grapnels, handholds, handgrips, crushings, handclasps, handshakes.
lookout
belvedere, spotter, crow's nest, spotters, belvederes, watch person watchtower.
mainstay
maintainer, sinew, sustainer, upholder, SINEWS, maintainers, right-hand person, sustainers, upholders, righthand person, good right arm.
sea anchor
drogue, sheet anchor, drogues, drift anchor.
something used to hold another thing securely
ballast, bower, comfort, defense, fastener, foothold, grapnel, grappling iron, grip, hold, hook, mainstay, mooring, pillar, protection, safeguard, security, staff, stay, support, Kedge.
stay
dock, stop, stopover.
strength
INS.
verb
contact
anchor, ground.
hold, be held securely
attach, berth, catch, dock, drop, fasten, fix, imbed, moor, plant, secure, tie, tie up, make port.
Examples of usage:
  1. He also told me of finding a young bear which had broken the anchor- chain of a twelve- pound trap and dragged it over one hundred miles. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  2. The anchor is up; it is too late to change. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
  3. It was noon by the time this work was all accomplished; and the Woodville again crossed the lake, and came to anchor in the deep water above the ferry- landing, as close to the shore as it was prudent for her to lie. – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic
  4. Come, now, if you've rested enough, we'll up anchor and away. – Jeff Benson, or the Young Coastguardsman by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. We'll up anchor and be off pretty soon, and then you can come up on deck and have a good time. – A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship by Jane L. Stewart

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