Dictionary Results for anchor

1. anchor - noun

· a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving

Synonym(s): ground_tackle

Hypernym(s): hook, claw

2. anchor - noun

· a central cohesive source of support and stability; "faith is his anchor"; "the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money"; "he is the linchpin of this firm"

Synonym(s): mainstay, keystone, backbone, linchpin, lynchpin

Hypernym(s): support

3. anchor - noun

· a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute

Synonym(s): anchorman, anchorperson

Hypernym(s): television_reporter, television_newscaster, TV_reporter, TV_newsman

4. anchor - verb

· fix firmly and stably; "anchor the lamppost in concrete"

Synonym(s): ground

Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure

5. anchor - verb

· secure a vessel with an anchor; "We anchored at Baltimore"

Synonym(s): cast_anchor, drop_anchor

Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure

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