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Meaning of "cast anchor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CAST ANCHOR

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CAST ANCHOR

cast
cast a stone at
cast about
cast back
cast down
cast in one´s lot with
cast iron
cast on
cast one´s bread upon the waters
cast out
cast steel
cast stone
cast up
cast-iron
cast-off
castability
castable
Castalia
Castalian
castanets

WORDS THAT END LIKE CAST ANCHOR

anchor
at anchor
crown and anchor
disanchor
drag anchor
drift anchor
egg and anchor
ichor
isochor
parachor
petrichor
ride at anchor
sea anchor
sheet anchor
unanchor
up-anchor
weigh anchor

Synonyms and antonyms of cast anchor in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «cast anchor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CAST ANCHOR

Find out the translation of cast anchor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cast anchor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cast anchor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

抛锚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fondear
570 millions of speakers

English

cast anchor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लंगर डाली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يلقي مرساة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бросил якорь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ancorar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিক্ষেপ নোঙ্গর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jeter l´ancre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membuang jangkar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Anker werfen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

落ち着く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

앵커 캐스팅
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cast anchor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thả neo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நடிகர் நடிகர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कास्ट अँकर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dökme demir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gettare l´ancora
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kotwicy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кинув якір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

arunca ancora
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ρίχνει άγκυρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

anker gegooi
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ankra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ankre
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CAST ANCHOR»

The term «cast anchor» is regularly used and occupies the 87.078 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CAST ANCHOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cast anchor

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CAST ANCHOR»

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A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels ... in ...
THE eighth, the Fleet was driven two Miles from Shore, by a contrary Wind, and cast Anchor among the Shoals. TH E eleventh, they advanced with a fair Gale, and at the twentieth Hour made towards Land, and came into the Port Cantra ...
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A series of adventures in the course of a voyage up the ...
We The 15th, sailing N. W. 70 miles, cast anchor in the open sea. The 16th, proceeding along the coast 30 miles, cast anchor at Budokton. The 17th, sailing along the coast 30 miles, cast anchor in the open sea, in 20 fathoms, near an island ...
Eyles Irwin, 1787
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The Specht Journal: A Military Journal of the Burgoyne Campaign
8 We had to cast anchor because of contrary wind at 1 1 o'clock last night. At 3 o' clock this afternoon, we weighed anchor in a weak wind but had to cast it tonight because the wind had abated. The pilot came aboard toward evening; he was to  ...
Johann Friedrich Specht, Helga Doblin, Mary C. Lynn, 1995
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Seamanship Techniques: Shipboard and Marine Operations
Shank Gravity band Stock Fluke Arm Pea or Crown bill Forelock (a) Shank Hollow fluke Knuckle Hinge pin Stops (b) Figure 2.1 (a) Admiralty pattern anchor and (b) Admiralty cast anchor type 14 (AC14). Head of the anchor Fluke Arm Anchor ...
David House, 2013
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Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society
the sea to put out a league and a half from the shore, and had cast anchor in seventeen fathoms; the shallop of the galliot had upset and the carpenter was drowned, and De' Vlaming's boat damaged. From De Vlaming's vessel two dead men ...
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Early Voyages to Terra Australis, Now Called Australia: A ...
the sea to put out a league and a half from the shore, and had cast anchor in seventeen fathoms; the shallop of the galliot had upset and the carpenter was drowned, and De Vlaming's boat damaged. From De Vlaming's vessel two dead men ...
Richard Henry Major, 1859
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Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society
the sea to put out a league and a half from the shore, and had cast anchor in seventeen fathoms ; the shallop of the galliot had upset and the carpenter was drowned, and De Vlaming's boat damaged. From De Vlaming's vessel two dead men ...
Richard Henry Major, 1859
8
Early voyages to Terra Australis, now called Australia
the sea to put out a league and a half from the shore, and had cast anchor in seventeen fathoma ; the ehallop of the galliot had upset and the carpenter was drowned, and De' Vlaming's boat damaged. From De Vlaming's vessel two dead men ...
R.H. Major
9
A collection of voyages and travels: some now first printed ...
15 min. they saw white downs, and in the evening cast anchor near a sand-bank at '18 fathom, whereas at the stern of the ship there were at least 60 fathom. The zoth they passed by a large bay, cover'd with a great sandbank, which at ...
Awnsham Churchill, John Churchill, John Locke, 1744
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A Dictionary of the English Language: Intended to Exhibi ... ...
To throw or let fall ; as, to cast anchor. Hence, to cast anchor is to moor, as a ship, the effect of casting the anchor. 6. To throw, as dice or lots ; as, to cast lots. 7. To throw on the ground, as in wrestling. Shalt. 8. To throw away, as worthless.
Noah Webster, 1832

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CAST ANCHOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cast anchor is used in the context of the following news items.
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Norway: father-son bonding on a Fred Olsen cruise
Now, with my father a widower and turning 75 this year, it was time to cast anchor. If he enjoyed the experience I hoped he might feel brave ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
2
A sea breeze blows across Cape Cod
While Baume & Mercier was drawn to the Hamptons on Long Island, Hermès decided to cast anchor for its nautically-inspired watch collection ... «World Tempus, Jun 15»
3
The Only Way Out of Atheism: PURE THEISM
Pure Theism can be the start of a journey, as it was for me – or a harbor where you cast anchor and build a home. Whether you move on or stay ... «Christian Post, May 15»
4
Malaysian oil giant will supply €283 million floating LNG terminal
Under the plan for the import facility, the floating storage unit will cast anchor just off Delimara, backed up by an onshore regasification plant of ... «MaltaToday, Apr 15»
5
Nightmare Presents: The Island by Desirina Boskovich
We sat on the beach, warmed by the rays of the setting sun, feasting on the rich meat of the roasted pig, and watched the ship as it cast anchor ... «Dread Central, Apr 15»
6
Looking Back: Kedah state's magical history
The rest of the fleet cast anchor and waited to see if the Garuda would return, but they set sail the next day when it failed to return. After a few ... «Phuket Gazette, Mar 15»
7
My Saga, Part 1
... floated it up to the river, and thence into the lake, and there cast anchor, and brought up from the ship their skin cots, and made there booths.”. «New York Times, Feb 15»
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Cast A Vote In The 1st Annual 'Wommie' Awards: The Categories …
"Chris Pratt as great cast anchor, modern action star; strong voice actors, Zoe Saldana as the bad-ass girl, Dave Bautista a WWE guy as Dax; ... «New Hampshire Public Radio, Feb 15»
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Der fliegende Holländer; Takács Quartet review – calm amid the storm
... prodigious) that hearing the crew sing as they cast anchor and furled sails inspired the theme of the sailors' chorus in The Flying Dutchman. «The Guardian, Feb 15»
10
'Eleanor Rigby' trilogy arrives on DVD
Dangerously depressed, Eleanor winds up moving back home with her intellectual parents (Isabelle Huppert and supporting-cast anchor ... «Boston Globe, Jan 15»

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