Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Anchor"

The meaning of "Anchor" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does he dragged anchor mean?
A: A merchant vessel is said to be having a “dragging anchor” when the vessel drifts without holding power inspite of being anchored.
Q: What does what's "anchor" means ? it's same "host" ?
mean?
A: I think so.

News anchor = news host

I don't hear "anchor" like this often. Usually, "anchor" refers to the weight on a chain that ships use to stay in place. This : ⚓
Q: What does further anchor point mean?
A: Can you provide more context?
Q: What does anchor baby mean?
A: Anchor is いかり, like on a ship.

In the US, we have a policy that if you have family who are not US citizens, they can get visas to come live with you.

Also, anyone born in US territory has US citizenship.

So sometimes people have their baby in America on purpose to that they can live there. The baby is a US citizen, so as its family, they can get in easily. It's like a ship using its anchor to stay in one place.

Example sentences using "Anchor"

Q: Please show me example sentences with anchor.
A: Here is one example

"Hey, weigh the anchor down the ship"
Q: Please show me example sentences with walking anchor.
A: I haven't heard of that either in the US

Synonyms of "Anchor" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between You are my anchor. and You are my standpoint. ?
A: I don't know that I would use either of these in that case. To my knowledge standpoint is not used like this ever. A standpoint is a point of view or perspective.

For me, calling someone your anchor has a very strong meaning. The image is of a heavy weight stopping a boat from moving, particularly in rough waters. The person who is your anchor is someone who helps you stay steady, or on course for reaching your goals, or unmoved from your principles/values/intentions.

For encouragement, you might go to the classic song "you are the wind beneath my wings". In this case, you are a bird and their encouragement is the wind making your flight easier. Of course "wind beneath my wings" might sound trite because it was a famous song. But then again, it would make the meaning clear.

Some other possibilites:

You keep the wind in my sails.
Your words (support) give(s) me the boost I need.
I couldn't do this without you.

Q: What is the difference between to anchor and to moor ?
A: anchoring uses an anchor

mooring uses ropes


I suppose it makes more sense to be anchored at sea and moored in a port.
Q: What is the difference between anchor and fasten and fix and secure ?
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Q: What is the difference between "anchor" and "Reporter " ?
A: "Anchor" is the person in the newsroom on tv.
"Reporter" is a person that either writes articles/stories or they go out to different locations and give a report on tv.

Translations of "Anchor"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? anchor
A: Anchor.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? anchor bracelet?
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? anchor
A: Pronunciation:
"ane-core"

Other questions about "Anchor"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce anchor .
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Q: What does the anchors say in the News?
A: 0:07 - she's out to save your money
0:54 4k smart TV (4k is the resolution of the TV, like 1080P)
Q: The anchor on that news show was my eye candy! I'm really sad she's not on that show anymore! does this sound natural?
A: You do not need "my". I think just "was eye candy" is better here.
Q: What does the anchor say after "the"?

..says the ... fear he felt as a women
A: as the stress and fear he felt walking the streets as a women
Q: Lately I can catch what the anchors in Fox News are speaking about no matter how fast they speak. does this sound natural?
A: "Talking about" and then is natural

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