anchor noun

VERB + ANCHOR cast, drop The ship cast anchor in the bay. We dropped anchor off a small island. | raise, weigh We raised the anchor and set sail. We weighed anchor next morning and sailed south. | lie at, ride at The ship lay at anchor in the bay.

PREP. at ~ the ships at anchor in the harbour

anchor verb

ADV. firmly, securely The crane is securely anchored at two points.

PREP. to The ropes were anchored to the rocks.

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