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See definition of sheet anchor on Dictionary.com
  • as insafety net
  • as insea anchor

synonyms for sheet anchor

  • benefits
  • buffer
  • government aid
  • insurance
  • level of economic security guaranteed by government
  • parachute
  • precaution
  • precautions
  • preventive measure
  • protection
  • protective umbrella
  • safeguard
  • safety plug
  • safety valve
  • subsidy
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How to use sheet anchor in a sentence

If you use it wisely, it may be Ulysses' hauberk; if you reject it, the shirt of Nessus were a cooler winding-sheet!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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
The Professor took his pen and wrote a large X upon the sheet of paper in front of him.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Instead of a cloth, on each table was a sheet of fine glazed paper which had the appearance of oiled silk.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
We embarked on the evening of the 28th of June, and weighed anchor before daybreak of the 29th.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
After you have repeated the Correlation, then repeat the two extremes, thus—“Anchor” … “Bolster.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
On the 2nd of July, we again attempted to weigh anchor, but with no better success than the day before.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Demons—was the horrible word that flashed through his brain like a sheet of fire.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
A very shallow sheet of water flowed down over a broad but nowise precipitous ledge of rock into the valley beneath.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
A sheet of rain came drifting across the lake toward the hillock on which the house stood.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SHEET ANCHOR

  • benefits
  • buffer
  • government aid
  • insurance
  • level of economic security guaranteed by government
  • parachute
  • precaution
  • precautions
  • preventive measure
  • protection
  • protective umbrella
  • safeguard
  • safety plug
  • safety valve
  • sheet anchor
  • subsidy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.