6 Letters
4 Consonants
2 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use anchor as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Anchor
A 2 syllables noun and 6 letters with the letters a, c, h, n, o, and r, 4 consonants, 2 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letters ch. Anchor starts with a vowel and ends in a consonant with the starting letters a, an, anc, anch, ancho, and the ending characters are r, or, hor, chor, nchor, ..
Definition
A mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
Origin/Roots
Middle English
Scrabble
Is anchor a scrabble word? A 11 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Anchor in Pig Latin is said as "anchoray or anchorway".
Unigram
a | n | c | h | o | r
Bigram
an | nc | ch | ho | or
Trigram
anc | nch | cho | hor
Quadrigram
anch | ncho | chor
Word Gram
Noun Examples
a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
a central cohesive source of support and stability;
"faith is his anchor";
"the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money";
"he is the linchpin of this firm"
a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
Verb Examples
secure a vessel with an anchor;
"We anchored at Baltimore"
fix firmly and stably;
"anchor the lamppost in concrete"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Anchor"

There are 265 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to anchor.

SynonymDefinition
Affixa linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
Anchora mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
Anchoragethe act of anchoring
Annexan addition that extends a main building
Annexean addition that extends a main building
Apprehensionthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Arbora framework that supports climbing plants
"the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"
Arboura framework that supports climbing plants
"the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"
Arrestthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Assurebe careful or certain to do something
make certain of something
"He verified that the valves were closed"
"See that the curtains are closed"
"control the quality of the product"

View all cognitive synonyms for Anchor

Anagrams

There are 4 anagrams from anchor.

Anagram Definition
Anchora mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
Charon(Greek mythology) the ferryman who brought the souls of the dead across the river Styx or the river Acheron to Hades
Archon
Rancho

View English words with the unique letters used in anchor. Words With The Letters Achnor

Derives

Anchor derives from 3 words.

Word Definition
Anchora mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
Cast Anchor
Drop Anchor

Hypernyms

Anchor has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Clawa bird''s foot that has claws
Hooka basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

Hyponyms

There are 6 hyponyms for anchor

Word Definition
Grapnela light anchor for small boats
Grapnel Anchor
Mooring Anchor
Mushroom Anchor
Sheet Anchor
Waist Anchor

Part Meronyms

There are 2 part meronyms for the word anchor

Word Definition
Vessela craft designed for water transportation

Names With The Word "Anchor"

1 names are spelled with anchor.

NameMaleFemale
AnchoretNoNo

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word anchor.

Is anchor a scrabble word or can you use anchor in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 114974 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 87812 games. This 6 letter 11 point scrabble word can be rearranged 720 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, c, h, n, o, and r? There's 9 with 8 letters or less with the letters a, c, h, n, o, and r. Here is a list of 9 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Anchor (6 letters) 11 12 charon
Car Horn (8 letters)
Coronach (8 letters) 15 +4 17 +5 coronach
Charon (6 letters) 11 12 charon
Cochran (7 letters) 14 +3 16 +4 acchnor
Archon (6 letters) 11 12 charon
Rancho (6 letters) 11 12 charon
Anarcho (7 letters) 12 +1 13 +1 aachnor
Archons (7 letters) 12 +1 13 +1 achnors





     

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