anchorage (n.)

  1. the condition of being secured to a base; the plant needs a firm anchorage; the mother provides emotional anchorage for the entire family'

  2. a fee for anchoring

  3. a city in south central Alaska; Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska

    [ Syn: anchorage ]

  4. place for vessels to anchor

    [ Syn: anchorage ground ]

  5. the act of anchoring

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