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anchor

Synonyms of anchor in English:

noun

  • 1 the Liberals are the anchor of the new coalition
    mainstay, cornerstone, bulwark, chief support, main source of stability/security, foundation, prop, linchpin
  • verb

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  • 1 the ship was anchored in the lee of the island
    moor, berth, harbour, be at anchor, tie up;
    cast anchor, drop anchor
  • 2 the tail is used as a hook with which the fish anchors itself to the coral
    secure, fasten, attach, make fast, connect, bind, affix, fix
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