Thesaurus

anchor

Synonyms and Antonyms of anchor

1 one who reads and introduces news reports on a news program
  • The news anchor coordinated the reports of the correspondents from around the state.
Synonyms of anchor
Words Related to anchor
2 something or someone to which one looks for support
  • My best friend has been my anchor throughout this crisis.
Synonyms of anchor
Words Related to anchor

anchor

Synonyms and Antonyms of anchor

1 to put securely in place or in a desired position
  • They used ropes and sandbags to anchor the hot-air balloon to the ground.
Synonyms of anchor
Words Related to anchor
Near Antonyms of anchor
Antonyms of anchor
2 to stop at or near a place along the shore
  • We'll anchor at Praia, Cape Verde.
Synonyms of anchor
Words Related to anchor
Phrases Synonymous with anchor

make port

Near Antonyms of anchor


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up anchor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!