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English Meaning

A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays hold of the earth by a fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station.

  1. Nautical A heavy object attached to a vessel by a cable or rope and cast overboard to keep the vessel in place either by its weight or by its flukes, which grip the bottom.
  2. A rigid point of support, as for securing a rope.
  3. A source of security or stability.
  4. Sports An athlete, usually the strongest member of a team, who performs the last stage of a relay race or other competition.
  5. Sports The person at the end of a tug-of-war team.
  6. An anchorperson.
  7. To hold fast by or as if by an anchor. See Synonyms at fasten.
  8. Sports To serve as an anchor for (a team or competition).
  9. To narrate or coordinate (a newscast).
  10. To provide or form an anchor store for: Two major stores anchor each end of the shopping mall.
  11. Nautical To drop anchor or lie at anchor.

Malayalam Meaning

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× അവതാരകന്‍ - Avathaarakan‍ | Avatharakan‍
× നിലയ്‌ക്കു നിറുത്തുക - Nilaykku Niruththuka | Nilaykku Niruthuka
× ചീനി - Cheeni
× തളയിടുക - Thalayiduka
× അടിത്തറ - Adiththara | Adithara
× അടിസ്ഥാനം - Adisthaanam | Adisthanam


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Hebrews 6:19

This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil,

ആ പ്രത്യാശ നമുക്കു ആത്മാവിന്റെ ഒരു നങ്കൂരം തന്നേ; അതു നിശ്ചയവും സ്ഥിരവും തിരശ്ശീലെക്കകത്തേക്കു കടക്കുന്നതുമാകുന്നു.


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