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drop anchor

See definition of drop anchor on Dictionary.com
  • as inarrive
  • as indock
  • as inhalt
  • as inland
  • as inmarry

synonyms for drop anchor

  • appear
  • enter
  • land
  • reach
  • report
  • show up
  • take place
  • turn up
  • visit
  • access
  • alight
  • attain
  • buzz
  • disembark
  • dismount
  • hit
  • show
  • barge in
  • blow in
  • bob up
  • breeze in
  • bust in
  • check in
  • clock in
  • drop in
  • fall by
  • fall in
  • get to
  • hit town
  • make it
  • make the scene
  • pop in
  • pop up
  • pull in
  • punch the clock
  • roll in
  • sign in
  • sky in
  • wind up at

antonyms for drop anchor

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  • conceal
  • depart
  • fail
  • go
  • hide
  • leave
  • lose
  • miss
  • abandon
  • disappear
  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • begin
  • commence
  • continue
  • encourage
  • further
  • go
  • help
  • initiate
  • keep on
  • let go
  • open
  • permit
  • promote
  • start
  • stimulate
  • support
  • urge
  • carry out
  • do
  • restart
  • carry on
  • forge
  • forward
  • push
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How to use drop anchor in a sentence

Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
At a quarter past seven he took his leave and we let drop our anchor where we were, off Cape Tekke.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Now and then he touched one with his long and sallow fingers, lifted its cover, then let it drop mechanically.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
In fact, on the palm a small drop of blood showed distinctly against the firm, pink flesh.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
In fact, on the Professor's right hand there showed a drop of blood, perceptibly larger this time than before.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Upon the Professor's right hand there showed now a drop of blood, larger still then those other three had been.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
These figures drop into that mould and henceforth are remembered without difficulty.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Pearson flung his knife and fork at it, having forgotten to drop those light weapons when he leaped up.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The first drop of blood which appears should be wiped away, and the second used for examination.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
To drop on one knee and level his piece was the work of an instant, but unfortunately he snapped a dry twig in doing so.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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