Is ANCHOR a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'anchor'


  1. ANCHOR, a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
  2. ANCHOR, a central cohesive source of support and stability
  3. ANCHOR, a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
  4. ANCHOR, a heavy device that is attached to a boat or ship by a rope or chain and that is thrown into the water to hold the boat or ship in place
  5. ANCHOR, a person or thing that provides strength and support
  6. ANCHOR, a large store that attracts customers and other businesses to an area (such as a shopping mall)


  1. ANCHOR, secure a vessel with an anchor
  2. ANCHOR, fix firmly and stably
  3. ANCHOR, to keep a ship or boat from moving by using an anchor
  4. ANCHOR, to connect (something) to a solid base : to hold (something) firmly in place
  5. ANCHOR, to be the strongest and most important part of (something)

Synonyms for 'anchor'

Antonyms for 'anchor'

The word ANCHOR is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'anchor' in a sentence

  1. The ship dropped anchor in a secluded harbor.
  2. He described his wife as the emotional anchor of his life.
  3. a local bank that has been the financial anchor of the community
  4. They anchored the ship in the bay.
  5. The ship anchored in the bay.
  6. a star quarterback who has anchored the team's offense for many years

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