Is ANCHORING a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'anchoring'


  1. ANCHORING, 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
  2. ANCHORING, a person or thing that provides strength and support
  3. ANCHORING, a large store that attracts customers and other businesses to an area (such as a shopping mall)


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

Antonyms for 'anchoring'

The word ANCHORING is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'anchoring' 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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