Synonyms for Anchor:
n.cramp, account, agency, bower, the biz, affiliate, big business, acquisition, blue-chip. connect, hold, foothold, ballast, attach, safeguard, defense, security, staff, join, support, grip. berth, commentator, boating, beach, bail out, reporter, boater, Ahoy, the Admiral's Cup, newscaster, the America's Cup, canoe. buoy, bollard, life preserver, blade, life jacket, lifebelt, inboard motor, flotation device. correspondent, guest, fasten, broadcaster, announcer, move, dj, secure, anchorwoman, moor, make fast, fix. lifeline, crutch, trouper, confidant, straight shooter, a tower of strength, a man/woman of his/her word, right-hand man. edit out, edit, bleep out, bring in, get on, go on (the) TV/radio, hand back, front. •anchor (noun)
ground, cast anchor, ground tackle, mainstay, linchpin, backbone, anchorperson, lynchpin, drop anchor, anchorman.
fastening, mucilage, connector, link, hitch, cincture, clip, fuse, hasp, suture, twine, zipper, hook, belt, cement, lace, mediator, knot, weld, pin, lock, binding, bond, clamp, rivet, latch, thread, middleman, glue, binder, clinch, hinge, staple, snap, paste, knitting, tack, clasp, brad, fastener, closure, bolt, hawser, skewer, medium, bracket, rabbet, stay, button, splice, cinch, brace, buckle, braid, catch, agent, chain, band, grapnel, seal, coupling, vise, bonding, strap, Vinculum, cotter, tie, stitch, ligament, nail, guy, spike, go-between, cleat, string.
•something used to hold another thing securely (noun)
support, grapnel, foothold, hold, grip, security, hook, defense, bower, ballast, stay, safeguard, staff, mainstay, fastener.
stopover, dock, stop.
•hold, be held securely (verb)
fix, attach, dock, fasten, tie, catch, moor, berth, secure.
boating, fasten, inboard motor, lifeline, broadcaster, lifebelt, agency, announcer, right-hand man, affiliate, flotation device, anchorwoman, bleep out, the biz, life jacket, confidant, boater, the America's Cup, life preserver, bollard, Ahoy, ballast, crutch, edit out, dj, blue-chip, straight shooter, the Admiral's Cup, acquisition, big business, canoe, newscaster, beach. berth, grip, commentator, trouper, hand back, buoy, bail out. fix, moor, edit, guest. blade. account, bring in. get on. front. •journalist
•Other relevant words:
boater, dock, account, berth, announcer, dj, guest, commentator, mainstay, boating, anchorman, move, lynchpin, ground, reporter, ballast, Ahoy, affiliate, anchorperson, ground tackle, buoy, blade, fix, correspondent, lifeline, grip, edit, lifebelt, trouper, security, acquisition, broadcaster, anchorwoman, attach, crutch, canoe, confidant, stop, stopover, bower, backbone, hold, cast anchor, cramp, make fast, moor, safeguard, beach, defense, connect, agency, staff, secure, fasten, linchpin, bollard, foothold, newscaster, join, drop anchor, front, support.