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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Firmly secured; fastened in a stable condition; moored.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : an anchor of stones. ,Hope was his only anchor
  • Verb (used with object) : The button was anchored to the cloth with heavy thread. ,He anchored the evening news
  • Verb (used without object) : The ship anchored at dawn. ,The insect anchored fast to its prey
  • Newlin anchored the defense against Paris, getting help from a different teammate practically every possession. for more
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