come to anchor

come to anchor
phrasal
1. of a ship : to drop anchor
2. : to come to rest : settle down

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  • Anchor — An chor, v. i. 1. To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream. [1913 Webster] 2. To stop; to fix or rest. [1913 Webster] My invention . . . anchors on Isabel. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anchor — Synonyms and related words: Baldt anchor, Navy anchor, Northill anchor, affix, anchorage, annex, attach, batten, batten down, belay, berth, billet at, bind, bivouac, bower, bridle, burrow, camp, cast anchor, catch, cement, chain, cinch, clamp,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • anchor — n. & v. n. 1 a heavy metal weight used to moor a ship to the sea bottom or a balloon to the ground. 2 a thing affording stability. 3 a source of confidence. v. 1 tr. secure (a ship or balloon) by means of an anchor. 2 tr. fix firmly. 3 intr. cast …   Useful english dictionary

  • anchor — I. n. 1. Ground tackle (of a ship). 2. Sure protection, security, stay, hold, defence. II. v. a. Secure by anchor, secure, fasten, fix securely. III. v. n. Cast anchor, come to anchor, keep hold, take firm hold …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • come to — I. phrasal to be a question of < when it comes to pitching horseshoes, he s the champ > II. intransitive verb Date: circa 1572 1. to recover consciousness 2. a. to bring a ship s head nearer the wind ; luff b. to come to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anchor Inn on the Lake Bed and Breakfast — (Indian Point,США) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес …   Каталог отелей

  • come — [kum] vi. came, come, coming [ME comen < OE cuman, akin to Goth qiman, Ger kommen < IE base * gwem , *gwā , to go, come > L venire, to come, Gr bainein, to go] 1. to move from a place thought of as “there” to or into a place thought of… …   English World dictionary

  • Come in Tokyo — is a 7 single by Huevos Rancheros. It was a joint 7 release in 1995 between Shiprec d and Sloth Records on red vinyl. This single is one of eight 7 singles released in the Cocktail Series put out by the Calgary pub, The Ship Anchor.Track… …   Wikipedia

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