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anchor in Water topic

anchoranchor2 verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [intransitive, transitive]TTW to lower the anchor on a ship or boat to hold it in one place syn moor πŸ”Š Three tankers were anchored in the harbor.2 FASTEN/DO UP[transitive] to fasten something firmly so that it cannot move πŸ”Š The shelves should be securely anchored to the wall. Grammar Anchor is usually passive in this meaning.3 β†’ be anchored in something4 SUPPORT A PERSON, GROUP, OR PLAN[transitive] to provide a feeling of support, safety, or help for someone or an organization πŸ”Š Steve anchors the team’s defense. πŸ”Š Her life was anchored by her religion.5 AMT[transitive] American English to be the person who reads the news and introduces reports on television syn present πŸ”Š Collins anchors the 6 o'clock news.β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
anchorβ€’ The importance of self-esteem To be assertive you need to have your self-esteem well anchored.β€’ If words had weight, a single sentence from Death would have anchored a ship.β€’ We anchored about fifty yards away.β€’ The new hour-long program is anchored by Mark McEwen.β€’ The new company will be anchored by the Hobart food-equipment group.β€’ The panel was firmly anchored by two large bolts.β€’ Captain Cook anchored in Opunohu Bay in the 1760s.β€’ Designers are considering enlarging and strengthening the concrete foundations, and anchoring them into Bay soils with steel pilings.β€’ I use long lengths of floating row cover, anchored with bricks and stones, on annual and perennial beds.