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Synonyms for anchor
ˈæŋ kəran·chor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anchor, ground tacklenoun

    a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving

    Synonyms:
    ground tackle, backbone, lynchpin, linchpin, anchorperson, anchorman, keystone, mainstay

  2. anchor, mainstay, keystone, backbone, linchpin, lynchpinnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    anchorman, key, linchpin, ground tackle, lynchpin, rachis, headstone, grit, sand, anchorperson, spinal column, keystone, guts, back, backbone, pillar, spine, mainstay, moxie, gumption, vertebral column

  3. anchor, anchorman, anchorpersonverb

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

    Synonyms:
    ground tackle, backbone, lynchpin, linchpin, anchorperson, anchorman, keystone, mainstay

  4. anchor, groundverb

    fix firmly and stably

    "anchor the lamppost in concrete"

    Synonyms:
    prime, base, run aground, cast anchor, strand, undercoat, drop anchor, found, establish, ground

  5. anchor, cast anchor, drop anchorverb

    secure a vessel with an anchor

    "We anchored at Baltimore"

    Synonyms:
    ground, cast anchor, drop anchor

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. anchornoun

    Synonyms:
    (small) kedge, grapnel, grapline, killock

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How to use anchor in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Lack:

    We are building a network that has as its core value delivering breaking news better than anyone else. It is not about the anchor who happens to be delivering the news, brian will be such an important contribution to MSNBC's page-turn here.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Have you got a local mind? Broaden it! Have you got an international mind? Broaden it! Have you got a universal mind? It is not enough, because there are other universes. Broaden it! Broaden your mind till you get a multi-universal mind! And yet, this is not enough too! Broaden it! Leave your village; leave your city; leave your country; leave the earth; leave the universe; leave all the universes! Don’t let your mind to cast anchor in any port! Narrow mind is the greatest enemy of the truth! The best mind is the one which has no frontiers!

  3. President Trump , Hayespivoted:

    The insidious destructive force of the path of least resistance is everywhere you look, heck, I feel the tug of it President Trump , Hayespivoted as my own news organization is embroiled in a very public controversy over its conduct. EX-NBC NEWS ANCHOR MATT LAUER REPORTEDLY EXPOSED HIMSELF TO TODAY PRODUCER The.

  4. Stephen Breyer:

    (CNN anchor) Bernard Shaw -- we saw him on television -- said, 'They're going to nominate Judge Breyer.' Then I heard nothing for three hours, they're saying this on television, but no one's told me.

  5. Frederick Douglass:

    I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored mans political hopes and the ark of his safety.

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