Translation of anchor in Spanish:

anchor

ancla, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈaŋkə//ˈæŋkər/

noun

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    • 1.1Nautical

      (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) ancla
      to be / lie / ride at anchor estar anclado
      • to cast / drop anchor fondear
      • to weigh anchor levar anclas
      • the ship was dragging its anchor el buque estaba garrando / garreando

    • 1.2(mainstay, support)

      sostén masculine
      hope/faith was his anchor la esperanza/fe fue su áncora de salvación literary

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transitive verb

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    (ship) anclar
    (ship) fondear
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    (tent/rope) sujetar
    (rope/tent) asegurar