Definitions for anchored
  • Anchor (n.) - A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays hold of the earth by a fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station.
  • Anchor (n.) - Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable, or other similar part; a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place.
  • Anchor (n.) - Fig.: That which gives stability or security; that on which we place dependence for safety.
  • Anchor (n.) - An emblem of hope.
  • Anchor (n.) - A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together.
  • Anchor (n.) - Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.
  • Anchor (n.) - One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain sponges; also, one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians, as in species of Synapta.
  • Anchor (v. t.) - To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship.
  • Anchor (v. t.) - To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge.
  • Anchor (v. i.) - To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream.
  • Anchor (v. i.) - To stop; to fix or rest.
  • Anchor (n.) - An anchoret.
  • Anchorable (a.) - Fit for anchorage.
  • Anchorate (a.) - Anchor-shaped.
  • Anchored (a.) - Held by an anchor; at anchor; held safely; as, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; as, an anchored tongue.
  • Anchored (a.) - Having the extremities turned back, like the flukes of an anchor; as, an anchored cross.
  • Anchored (imp. & p. p.) - of Anchor
  • Anchorer - Sorry, we do not have a definition for this word
  • Anchoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) - of Anchor
  • Anchors - Sorry, we do not have a definition for this word
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