Noun Definition


1.Definition: a central cohesive source of support and stability

"Faith is his anchor", "The keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money", "He is the linchpin of this firm"

Related Noun(s):backbone, keystone, linchpin, lynchpin, mainstay

Category: General

2.Definition: a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute

Related Noun(s):anchorman, anchorperson

Category: People