Definition of Anchor. Meaning of Anchor. Synonyms of Anchor

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Definition of Anchor

Anchor
Anchor An"chor, n. [OE. anker, ancre, AS. ancra, fr. L. anachoreta. See Anchoret.] An anchoret. [Obs.] --Shak.
Anchor
Anchor An"chor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Anchored; p. pr. & vb. n. Anchoring.] [Cf. F. ancrer.] 1. To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship. 2. To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge. Till that my nails were anchored in thine eyes. --Shak.
Anchor
Anchor An"chor, v. i. 1. To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream. 2. To stop; to fix or rest. My invention . . . anchors on Isabel. --Shak.

Meaning of Anchor from wikipedia

- An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the craft from drifting due to wind or...
- Anchoring or focalism is a cognitive bias for an individual to rely too heavily on an initial piece of information offered (known as the "anchor") when...
- (short for "news broadcaster"), anchorman or anchorwoman, news anchor or simply an anchor – is a person who presents news during a news program on the television...
- The anchor text, link label, link text, or link title is the visible, clickable text in a hyperlink. The words contained in the anchor text can determine...
- "Anchor baby" is a term (regarded by many as a pejorative) used to refer to a child born to a non-citizen mother at the time of the child's birth in a...
- Chen (born January 6, 1970) is an American television personality, news anchor, and producer for CBS. She has been the host of the U.S. version of the...
- 5, 1959) is an American journalist at NBC News, currently serving as an anchor on the cable network MSNBC and host of the network's nightly program, The...
- November 8, 1973) is an American journalist and the anchor of ABC World News Tonight and co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20, part of the news department...
- entrepreneur and television presenter who serves as the chief legal affairs anchor for ABC News and as the host of Live PD on the A&E cable network. He hosts...
- former First Lady of California. She has received a Peabody Award and was co-anchor for NBC's Emmy-winning coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics. As executive...
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