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Definition 1: the act of anchoring - [noun denoting act]

(anchorage is a kind of ...) the act of arriving at a certain place

"they awaited her arrival"

Definition 2: place for vessels to anchor - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for anchorage in the sense of this definition

(anchorage is a kind of ...) a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

"it was a mountainous area" "Bible country"

(... is a kind of anchorage ) a place where a craft can be made fast

(... is a kind of anchorage ) a partly sheltered anchorage

(... is part of anchorage) a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

Definition 3: a city in south central Alaska - [noun denoting location]

Samples where anchorage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska

(anchorage is an instance of ...) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

"Ancient Troy was a great city"

(... is part of anchorage) a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union

"Alaska is the largest state in the United States"

Definition 4: a fee for anchoring - [noun denoting possession]

(anchorage is a kind of ...) a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services

Definition 5: the condition of being secured to a base - [noun denoting state]

Samples where anchorage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(anchorage is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

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