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From àncora +‎ -ar.

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ancorar (first-person singular present ancoro, first-person singular preterite ancorí, past participle ancorat); root stress: (Central, Valencian, Balearic) /o/

  1. to anchor (secure with an anchor)

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From áncora +‎ -ar.

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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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ancorar

  1. to anchor

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From ancora +‎ -ar.

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ancorar

  1. to anchor (secure with an anchor)

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From âncora (anchor) +‎ -ar.

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ancorar (first-person singular present ancoro, first-person singular preterite ancorei, 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)
    Synonym: segurar-se em
    Me ancorei no corrimão para não cair.I held on to the handrail so I wouldn’t fall.
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with em) to be strongly based on
    Synonyms: alicerçar-se em, fundamentar-se em, (not implying as strong a basis) basear-se em
    Nosso sistema legal se ancora no dos romanos.Our legal system is based on the Roman one.
  4. (broadcasting, rare) to anchor (to host a news program)
    Synonym: apresentar

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  • ancorar” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

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From áncora +‎ -ar.

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  • IPA(key): /ankoˈɾaɾ/ [ãŋ.koˈɾaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: an‧co‧rar

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

  1. to anchor (secure with an anchor)
    Synonym: anclar

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