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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Anchoredparticipial adj.

    Held by the anchor.

    Etymology: from To anchor.

    Like a well twisted cable, holding fast
    The anchor’d vessel in the loudest blast. Edmund Waller.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anchored

    of Anchor

  2. Anchoredadjective

    held by an anchor; at anchor; held safely; as, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; as, an anchored tongue

  3. Anchoredadjective

    having the extremities turned back, like the flukes of an anchor; as, an anchored cross

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. anchored

    Held by the anchor; also the act of having cast anchor.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anchored in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anchored in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of anchored in a Sentence

  1. Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek:

    Despite all the noise, I think it is in our interests to remain anchored to Europe.

  2. John Gehring:

    It's another signal that the Pope wants a church of encounter that journeys with people, he recognizes the church is anchored in the Gospel when mercy trumps finger-wagging judgment.

  3. Finance Minister Joaquim Levy:

    When you talk about 8 percent inflation, that includes the first three months in Brazil where you have a lot of realignment of prices, the central bank has to be vigilant, especially as you go through adjustments so that expectations are anchored at 4.5 percent.

  4. Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker:

    Although recent declines in inflation compensation do give me some pause, I think the evidence indicates that inflation expectations ... remain well-anchored.

  5. Frank Newport:

    Because presidential job approval is more anchored to partisanship, it's gotten to be more difficult to see major fluctuations.

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