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Definition of "anchorage" []

  • A place for anchoring. (noun)
  • A fee charged for the privilege of anchoring. (noun)
  • The act of anchoring or the condition of being at anchor. (noun)
  • A means of securing or stabilizing: The central bank was the anchorage of the financial community. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "anchorage" in a sentence
  • "This anchorage is a wonderful place; the water is extremely deep, and the rocks which bound the coast exceed in ruggedness and boldness of outline any that I ever saw before."
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  • "Here, in your secure little anchorage, is a compound of life's social pleasures in the womb of nature."