a piece of heavy metal, usually a hook with two arms, at the end of a chain or rope, for lowering into the water to keep a ship from moving
a person or thing that provides support and a feeling of safety
lower an anchor
(cause to) be fixed firmly
serve as an anchorperson
"faith is his anchor"
"the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money"
"he is the linchpin of this firm"
"anchor the lamppost in concrete"
"We anchored at Baltimore"
It was not possible to anchor the fleet.
An enormous couch on which two young women were buoyed up as though upon an anchored balloon.
出自： Scott Fitzgerald