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1. anchor

verb. ['ˈæŋkɝ'] fix firmly and stably.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • fasten
  • ground

Antonyms

  • unstaple
  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain

Etymology

  • anker (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Sheet Anchor

  • betancur
  • tanker
  • shanker
  • sanker
  • ranker
  • rancor
  • manker
  • hanker
  • danker
  • canker
  • banker
  • anker

2. anchor

verb. ['ˈæŋkɝ'] secure a vessel with an anchor.

Synonyms

  • drop anchor
  • secure
  • cast anchor
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unwire
  • unlock
  • unpin
  • untie

Etymology

  • anker (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. anchor

noun. ['ˈæŋkɝ'] a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving.

Synonyms

  • sheet anchor
  • vessel
  • mooring anchor
  • waist anchor
  • flue
  • hook
  • claw
  • grapnel anchor
  • grapnel
  • stem
  • ground tackle
  • watercraft
  • fluke
  • shank

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • unhook
  • rear
  • forbid

Etymology

  • anker (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. anchor

noun. ['ˈæŋkɝ'] a central cohesive source of support and stability.

Synonyms

  • keystone
  • support
  • backbone
  • linchpin
  • lynchpin

Antonyms

  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate

Etymology

  • anker (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. anchor

noun. ['ˈæŋkɝ'] a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute.

Synonyms

  • TV reporter
  • television newscaster
  • anchorman
  • anchorperson
  • TV newsman

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • take
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • anker (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. sheet

noun. ['ˈʃiːt'] any broad thin expanse or surface.

Antonyms

  • indispose

7. sheet

noun. ['ˈʃiːt'] paper used for writing or printing.

Synonyms

  • signature
  • slip
  • paper
  • foolscap
  • worksheet
  • piece of paper
  • style sheet
  • leaf
  • folio
  • tear sheet
  • stamp
  • revenue stamp
  • sheet of paper

Antonyms

  • ride
  • sharpness
  • crooked
  • dullness

8. sheet

noun. ['ˈʃiːt'] bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs.

Synonyms

  • contour sheet
  • bed sheet
  • bed linen

Antonyms

  • communicative
  • full
  • let
  • loaded

9. sheet

noun. ['ˈʃiːt'] (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape.

Synonyms

  • picture plane
  • orbital plane
  • facet plane
  • shape
  • midplane
  • Cartesian plane
  • tangent plane
  • plane
  • form

Antonyms

  • unfitness
  • uneven
  • roughen
  • type

10. sheet

noun. ['ˈʃiːt'] (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind.

Synonyms

  • weather sheet
  • shroud
  • tack
  • line
  • futtock shroud
  • ship

Antonyms

  • get off
  • disembark
  • live out
  • starve
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