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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A heavy object dropped overboard to hold a ship or boat in place.

Usage examples (36)
  • Uncle Mike dropped the anchor when he found the perfect fishing spot.
  • anchor the lamppost in concrete
  • Faith is his anchor
  • KAHN: Fatima�Renteria says she's never heard the term anchor baby before. for more
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