Meaning of anchor

Definition of anchor

(noun) a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
a central cohesive source of support and stability; "faith is his anchor"; "the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money"; "he is the linchpin of this firm"
a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
(verb) fix firmly and stably; "anchor the lamppost in concrete"
secure a vessel with an anchor; "We anchored at Baltimore"

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