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Synonyms for anchor
ˈæŋ kər

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  1. anchor, ground tackle(noun)

    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, lynchpin(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"

    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, anchorperson(verb)

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

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

  4. anchor, ground(verb)

    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 anchor(verb)

    secure a vessel with an anchor

    "We anchored at Baltimore"

    Synonyms:
    ground, cast anchor, drop anchor

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