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anchor

see definition of anchor
  • nounsomething used to hold another thing securely
  • verbhold, be held securely
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Synonyms for anchor

noun something used to hold another thing securely
  • mainstay
  • ballast
  • bower
  • comfort
  • defense
  • fastener
  • foothold
  • grapnel
  • grip
  • hold
  • hook
  • mooring
  • pillar
  • protection
  • safeguard
  • security
  • staff
  • stay
  • support
  • grappling iron
  • kedge
  • mud hook

Antonyms for anchor

  • harm
  • hurt
  • injury
  • release
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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brake

noun. stopping device; check
  • anchor
  • binders
  • cinchers
  • constraint
  • control
  • curb
  • damper
  • deterrent
  • discouragement
  • hamper
  • hindrance
  • hurdle
  • obstacle
  • rein
  • restraint
  • retarding device

cornerstone

noun. vital element

disembark

verb. get off transportation

disembarked

verb. get off transportation

dock

verb. land on the waterfront

docked

verb. land on the waterfront
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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