ancorar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin.

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ancorar (first-person singular present ancoro, past participle ancorat)

  1. to anchor (secure with an anchor)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin.

Verb[edit]

ancorar (first-person singular present ancoro, first-person singular preterite ancorei, past participle ancorado)

  1. to anchor (secure with an anchor)

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin.

Verb[edit]

ancorar

  1. to anchor (secure with an anchor)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From âncora- (anchor) +‎ ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ancorar (first-person singular present indicative ancoro, past participle ancorado)

  1. (transitive) to anchor (to secure a watercraft with an anchor)
    O capitão quer ancorar o barco no meio do river.
    The captain wants to anchor the boat in the middle of the river.
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with em) to hold on to (to grasp tightly)
    Me ancorei no corrimão para não cair.
    I held on to the handrail so I wouldn’t fall.
    Synonyms: segurar-se em
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with em) to be strongly based on
    Nosso sistema legal se ancora no dos romanos.
    Our legal system is based on the Roman one.
    Synonyms: alicerçar-se em, fundamentar-se em, basear-se em (not implying as strong a basis)
  4. (broadcasting, rare) to anchor (to host a news program)
    Synonyms: apresentar

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