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anchorage

an·chor·age

anchorage

pronunciation:
aeng k rj
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place where vessels can anchor.
synonyms:
harbor, harborage, haven, mooring, port, roadstead
similar words:
berth, dock, jetty, marina, mole, quay, seaport, wharf, wharfage
definition 2: a charge for anchoring privileges.
synonyms:
dockage, wharfage
similar words:
charge, fee, rent, toll
definition 3: the act of anchoring or state of being anchored.
synonyms:
dockage, mooring
similar words:
berthing, landing
definition 4: a source or means of stability.
synonyms:
haven, refuge
similar words:
foundation, mainstay, mooring, rock