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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
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  • constraint
  • control
  • curb
  • damper
  • deterrent
  • discouragement
  • hamper
  • hindrance
  • hurdle
  • obstacle
  • rein
  • restraint
  • retarding device
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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