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anchored

adjective

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anchored

verb
past tense of anchor

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1 to put securely in place or in a desired position
  • used ropes and sandbags to anchor the hot-air balloon to the ground

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2 to stop at or near a place along the shore
  • we'll anchor at Praia, Cape Verde

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“Anchored.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/anchored. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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