anchor - Dictionary definition and meaning for word anchor
anchor is also a toothpaste brand in india...it holds ur teeth
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.