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anchor



I - noun
1. a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving (Freq. 3)
Syn:
ground tackle
Hypernyms:
hook, claw
Hyponyms:
grapnel, grapnel anchor, mooring anchor, mushroom anchor, sheet anchor, waist anchor
Part Holonyms:
vessel, watercraft
Part Meronyms:
fluke, flue, shank, stem
2. a central cohesive source of support and stability (Freq. 1)
- faith is his anchor
- the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
- he is the linchpin of this firm
Syn:
mainstay, keystone, backbone, linchpin, lynchpin
Hypernyms:
support
3. a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
Syn:
anchorman, anchorperson
Hypernyms:
television reporter, television newscaster, TV reporter, TV newsman

II - verb
1. fix firmly and stably (Freq. 3)
- anchor the lamppost in concrete
Syn:
ground
Hypernyms:
fasten, fix, secure
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
2. secure a vessel with an anchor (Freq. 3)
- We anchored at Baltimore
Syn:
cast anchor, drop anchor
Derivationally related forms:
anchorage
Hypernyms:
fasten, fix, secure
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP
- Somebody ----s something

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