A device to keep a vessel from drifting
stay, tie, cramp, killick, grapnel, kedge, bower, mooring, drag
anchor, sea anchor, bow anchor, waist anchor, mushroom anchor,
stockless anchor, grappling iron, hook*.
Anything that holds
support, mainstay, ballast, safeguard, stay, security,
protection, hold, tie, pillar, staff, fastener, grip, defense,
protection, foothold, belay.
A person who coordinates a newscast
newscaster, commentator, anchorman, anchorwoman; see reporter.
stay, dock, stop, stopover; see anchor 1,
depart, embark, set out; see leave 1,
To drop an anchor
make port, tie up, moor, berth, bring a ship in, drop anchor, cast anchor, heave the hook*, lay anchor*, foul the anchor*, carry out the anchor*.
Antonyms sail*, weigh anchor, set out for sea.
To make fast
tie, secure, attach; see fasten 1.
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