Anchorage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæŋkərɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word anchorage
Brit.  |ˈaŋk(ə)rɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word anchorage

noun

- the condition of being secured to a base

the plant needs a firm anchorage
the mother provides emotional anchorage for the entire family

- a fee for anchoring
- a city in south central Alaska
- place for vessels to anchor
- the act of anchoring

Examples

A heavy metal ring provides anchorage for the cable.

The ring serves as a secure anchorage.

The anchorages are solid cubical structures of stone masonry.

the plant needs a firm anchorage

the mother provides emotional anchorage for the entire family

Word forms

noun
singular: anchorage
plural: anchorages
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