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    anchor - Dictionary definition and meaning for word anchor

    (noun) a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
    Synonyms : ground tackle
    (noun) a central cohesive source of support and stability
    Example Sentence
    • faith is his anchor
    • the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
    • he is the linchpin of this firm
    (noun) a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
    Synonyms : anchorman , anchorperson
    (verb) fix firmly and stably
    Synonyms : ground
    Example Sentence
    • anchor the lamppost in concrete
    (verb) secure a vessel with an anchor
    Synonyms : cast anchor , drop anchor
    Example Sentence
    • We anchored at Baltimore
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for anchor

anchor is also a toothpaste brand in india...it holds ur teeth

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remember logo of Anchor switches ,_|_,. Anchor is used to harbour the ship to the sea shore.

anchor..split it like an.+chor..a chor(a thief).....and a thief enters your house, so you tie him with rope and plan to drop him down from ur roof.......same wise,..anchor is tied with rope and dropped down from ship or boat

or you can tie the chor with rope and call the police...so you are tieing the chor because you want him to be fixed in one place..

n + chor ~ a chord; chord is a straight line connecting two points on a circle and hence is just like fastening something.

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