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We found 73 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word anchor:
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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. anchor: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. anchor: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. anchor: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. anchor: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. anchor: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. anchor, anchor: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Anchor, anchor: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. anchor: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Anchor, Anchor, Anchor, Anchor, Anchor, Anchor, Anchor: InfoVisual Visual Dictionary [home, info]
  10. Anchor: Wiktionary [home, info]
  11. anchor: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  12. anchor: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. anchor: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. ANCHOR(ED), Anchor, anchor: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. anchor: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Anchor, anchor: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. anchor: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Anchor (Colton Dixon album), Anchor (EP), Anchor (Housing Association), Anchor (New Haven bar), Anchor (Trespassers William album), Anchor (brand), Anchor (climbing), Anchor (disambiguation), Anchor (housing association), Anchor (song), Anchor, The Anchor (newspaper): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Anchor: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. anchor: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. anchor: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. anchor: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. anchor: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Anchor: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. anchor: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. anchor: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. anchor: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. anchor: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. anchor: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. anchor: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  31. anchor: Wiktionary [home, info]
  32. Anchor: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Anchor: Encyclopedia of Television [home, info]
  2. ANCHOR: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  3. Anchor: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]
  4. Anchor: Dictionary of Symbolism [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. anchor: Webster's New World Finance & Investment Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Anchor: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. ANCHOR: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. anchor: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. anchor: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. anchor: Netlingo [home, info]
  3. anchor: CNET Internet Glossary [home, info]
  4. Anchor: Internet Terms [home, info]
  5. Anchor: Internet Terms [home, info]
  6. anchor: Webopedia [home, info]
  7. Anchor: Technopedia [home, info]
  8. Anchor (relay), anchor: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. anchor: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Anchor: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. ANCHOR(ED), ANCHOR: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. ANCHOR: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. anchor: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Anchor: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. Anchor: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. anchor: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. Anchor: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  3. anchor: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]
  4. anchor: How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. A.N.C.H.O.R: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. anchor: Mountain Bike Slang [home, info]
  2. Anchor: Backgammon [home, info]
  3. anchor: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. Anchor: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. Anchor: Building pathology glossary [home, info]
  3. anchor: Construction deterioration & building durability glossary [home, info]
  4. ANCHOR: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  5. Anchor: Popular Cross Stitch Terms [home, info]
  6. anchor: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  7. Anchor: Latitude Mexico [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (anchor)

noun:  a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
noun:  a central cohesive source of support and stability ("Faith is his anchor")
noun:  a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
verb:  secure a vessel with an anchor ("We anchored at Baltimore")
verb:  fix firmly and stably ("Anchor the lamppost in concrete")

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Phrases that include anchor:   weigh anchor, anchor light, mooring anchor, anchor hold, anchor watch, more...

Words similar to anchor:   anchored, anchoring, anchorless, anchorman, anchorperson, backbone, ground, kedge, linchpin, lynchpin, mainstay, cast anchor, drop anchor, ground tackle, moor, secure, more...

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