HyperDic: anchorage

English > 5 senses of the word anchorage / Anchorage:
NOUNstateanchoragethe condition of being secured to a base
possessionanchoragea fee for anchoring
locationAnchoragea city in south central Alaska
locationanchorage, anchorage groundplace for vessels to anchor
actanchoragethe act of anchoring
anchorage / Anchorage > pronunciation
Soundsae'ngkerahjh; ae'ngkrihjh
Rhymesacreage ... wreckage: 85 rhymes with ahjh...
abridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > anchorage: 5 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe condition of being secured to a base.
  • "the plant needs a firm anchorage"
  • "the mother provides emotional anchorage for the entire family"
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
English > anchorage: 5 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA fee for anchoring.
BroaderfeeA fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
English > Anchorage: 5 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA city in south central Alaska.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofAlaska, Last Frontier, AKA state in northwestern North America
English > anchorage: 5 senses > noun 4, location
Meaningplace for vessels to anchor.
Synonymanchorage ground
Part ofseaport, haven, harbor, harbourA sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
Narrowermooring, moorage, berth, slipA place where a craft can be made fast
roads, roadsteadA partly sheltered anchorage
Broaderarea, countryA particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
Spanishancladero, fondeadero
Verbsanchorsecure a vessel with an anchor
English > anchorage: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of anchoring.
BroaderarrivalThe act of arriving at a certain place
Verbsanchorsecure a vessel with an anchor

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