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
secure a vessel with an anchor; "We anchored at Baltimore"
fix firmly and stably; "anchor the lamppost in concrete"
a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
be attached; be in contact with
become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill"
cause to be attached
take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"
attach to; "They fastened various nicknames to each other"
cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"
irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me"
reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of; "did you catch that allusion?"; "We caught something of his theory in the lecture"; "don't catch your meaning"; "did you get it?"; "She didn't get the joke"; "I just don't get him"
reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving"
be a mystery or bewildering to;
leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!"
reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"
go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner;
receive as a retribution or pu
kills - N.American slang
decorate with frosting; "frost a cake"
a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating; "the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice"
a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine
an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)
a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
the frozen part of a body of water
diamonds; "look at the ice on that dame!"
put ice on or put on ice; "Ice your sprained limbs"
water frozen in the solid state; "Americans like ice in their drinks"
cause to become ice or icy; "an iced summer drink"
secure with cables or ropes; "moor the boat"
come into or dock at a wharf; "the big ship wharfed in the evening"
secure in or as if in a berth or dock; "tie up the boat"
open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century
come into possession of;
contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests
(of an undertaking) secure from risk
free from danger or the risk of harm; "a safe trip"; "you will be safe here"; "a safe place"; "a safe bet"
having reached a base without being put out; "the runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball"
form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie"
a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets are tied to large airports"
neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front; "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie"
finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"
a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"