Definition of disanchor in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdɪsˈaŋkə/


  • In extended use. To detach or disconnect from something; to make less firmly fixed or secured in place; to remove from a firm basis or foundation.


Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From Anglo-Norman and Middle French desancrer to weigh anchor, to raise the anchor of (a ship), with remodelling after dis- and anchor.