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English verb: cast anchor

1. cast anchor (contact) secure a vessel with an anchor


SamplesWe anchored at Baltimore.


Synonymsanchor, drop anchor


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure









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