Anchorage definition

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A means of securing or stabilizing.

The central bank was the anchorage of the financial community.

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A city of southern Alaska on Cook Inlet south-southwest of Fairbanks. Founded in 1915 as construction headquarters for the Alaska Railroad, it is the largest city in the state.
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A place for anchoring.
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A fee charged for the privilege of anchoring.
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The act of anchoring or the condition of being at anchor.
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Money charged for the right to anchor, as in a port.
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An anchoring or being anchored.
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A place to anchor.
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Something that can be firmly held on to or relied on.
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(place) Seaport in S Alas., on Cook Inlet.
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(nautical) A harbor, river, or offshore area that can accommodate a ship at anchor, either for quarantine, queuing, or discharge..
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(nautical) A fee charged for anchoring.

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That into which something is anchored or fastened.

The anchorages of the Brooklyn Bridge.

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(medicine) The surgical fixation of prolapsed organs.
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The act of anchoring, or the condition of lying at anchor.
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The set of anchors belonging to a ship.
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(figuratively) Something on which one may depend for security; ground of trust.
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A large coastal city in Alaska.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
anchorage
Plural:
anchorages

Origin of anchorage

  • anchor +‎ -age

    From Wiktionary

  • From anchorage.

    From Wiktionary