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Definitions of anchor:
  • noun:   a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
  • noun:   a central cohesive source of support and stability
    Example: "Faith is his anchor"
  • noun:   a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
  • verb:   secure a vessel with an anchor
    Example: "We anchored at Baltimore"
  • verb:   fix firmly and stably
    Example: "Anchor the lamppost in concrete"

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