Anchor synonyms

ăng'kər
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The definition of a stay is a visit somewhere.
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A small anchor; often, an anchor weighted with or using a stone
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Protection or defense against attack, interference, espionage, etc.
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The definition of attach is to make oneself connected or known or to personally connect through strong feelings of kindness and caring.
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To provide with an abiding emotional attachment:
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A telephone service that allows one to temporarily interrupt a call without severing the connection.
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The definition of a staff is a long stick used for walking or a group of workers.
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(Military) To separate for a special object or use.
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To be disposed of by sale:
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(Construction) A structural member firmly holding two pieces together.
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The definition of a hook is a bent piece of material used for hanging things or catching fish, or something intended to get attention.
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A light anchor, used esp. in kedging a ship
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To lay ballast on the bed of a railroad track.
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To bring (a ship or vehicle) into its berth
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Rivet is defined as to secure things together, especially with a hammer.
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To protect or guard
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To make certain; ensure:
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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Fasten is defined as to join one thing to another, or to secure.
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A man or, occas., woman who anchors a team, newscast, etc.
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secure a vessel with an anchor
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secure a vessel with an anchor
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Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
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A muscle that bends a limb, especially the arm.
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The act of a person or thing that moors
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A device to keep a vessel from drifting
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(Nautical) A parachute-like device designed to slow down the speed of a drifting ship or boat.
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A device to keep a vessel from drifting
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A device to keep a vessel from drifting
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An anchor with a shape resembling a mushroom used in mud or silt.
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A device to keep a vessel from drifting
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The definition of a mainstay is something that is depended on, or something that is necessary.
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The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
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An essential part of something that provides support.
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A device, such as a clip, pin, or clasp, that attaches something firmly to something else.
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A tight hold; a firm grasp:
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Defense is defined as protection or the act of guarding.
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The definition of a foothold is a place of stability where you can put your foot while climbing or the state of being secure enough to move forward.
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The definition of a belay is something to which a person or rope is secured.
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One who writes or delivers a commentary or commentaries.
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A female anchorperson
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To drop an anchor
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To drop an anchor
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To drop an anchor
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To drop an anchor
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To drop an anchor
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To drop an anchor
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To set sail; to begin a voyage.
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(Nautical) to raise the anchor from the seabed prior to getting under way
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To drop an anchor
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Agent noun of report; someone or something that reports.
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Anything that holds
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The highest, primary, or most valuable part, attribute, or state:
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A funnel-shaped or cone-shaped device towed behind an aircraft as a target.
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A grapnel (small anch).
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The space between the bow of an anchored vessel and the point on the surface directly above the anchor
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A cable or rope used in mooring or towing a ship.
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A kind of anchor formed by a stone enclosed by pieces of wood fastened together.
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To compel, as by oath, legal restraint, or contract
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To provide with a circuit for communicating by telephone
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To join up with another vehicle in outer space
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To deliver (a punch or blow).
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(Intransitive) To be activated, as by a signal or an event.
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To lift or balance (an object) in the hand or hands, in order to estimate its heaviness or weight
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To become loose or looser:
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(Intransitive) To come untied or unloosed.
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(Intransitive, with of and , with object before go) To release from one's grasp; to go from a state of holding on to a state of no longer holding on.
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To grasp mentally; apprehend:
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To put into a stable or unalterable form:
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(Nautical) equipment, such as anchors, cables, or windlasses, for mooring a vessel away from a pier or other fixed moorings.
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The central supporting element of a whole.
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Strength of character; determination:
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A central cohesive element:
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A pin inserted through holes at the end of an axle, so as to secure a wheel
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A person who anchors a newscast
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To touch or reach the ground.
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Plural form of mooring
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To drop an anchor
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