HyperDic: cast_anchor

English > 1 sense of the expression cast anchor:
VERBcontactcast anchor, anchor, drop anchorsecure a vessel with an anchor
English > cast anchor: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
MeaningSecure a vessel with an anchor.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsanchor, drop anchor
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
See alsocastthrow forcefully

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