Synonyms of anchor in English:

anchor


See definition of anchor

noun

1‘the Liberals are the anchor of the new coalition’

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mainstay, cornerstone, bulwark, chief support, main source of security, main source of stability, foundation, prop, linchpin

2‘a CBS news anchor’

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presenter, announcer, anchorman, anchorwoman, newsreader, newscaster, broadcaster, reporter


verb

1‘the ship was anchored in the lee of the island’

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moor, berth, harbour, be at anchor, tie up

cast anchor, drop anchor

2‘the tail is used as a hook with which the fish anchors itself to the coral’

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secure, fasten, attach, make fast, connect, bind, affix, fix