Anchor Card Meaning


The Anchor Lenormand card meaning is hope and constancy. For sailors, this is a symbol of good luck: sailors left anchors on the shore to return home. The Anchor also symbolizes properties such as safety, devotion, salvation, strength and caution. Christians included the Anchor in the main symbol of true will, hope, steadfastness and salvation. You may find Tarot free reading and description on our page.


Stability, Restraint, Security, Resilience, Durability, Laying Foundations

Lenormand card meaning of the Anchor: Upright Meaning

Tarot card the Anchor is considered good, but to a greater extent it speaks of stability and fixity, but of what exactly will be indicated by the neighboring cards. Also, this symbol indicates holding something and fixing, for example, even the term anchoring appeared in psychology. A person could fall on something or someone, and this holds them back. Traditionally, the Anchor means a stable success, a calm harbor, a quiet marina. This card speaks of constancy, trust, confidence in the future, reasonable, rational conservatism. The appearance of the Anchor in the layout foreshadows a calm, stable streak in life, without shakings. You can relax and take a break.

Another Anchor meaning in tarot card is associated with concepts such as responsibility, conscience, dedication and loyalty to ideals. But if we speak about an easily excitable fickle person, then the card speaks of the fixation of these qualities, nothing will change, they will not become responsible and reliable at one moment. In addition to perseverance, the Anchor symbolizes protection and safety. One more traditional meaning of this card is the existence of a means of subsistence, some kind of base in the form of a permanent job and place of residence, a habitual settled way of life, and everyday household routine. 

Lenormand card meaning of the Anchor: Reversed Meaning

In a negative aspect, the Anchor Lenormand card meaning is about stagnation, lack of movement, deceleration and delays, the reasons for this will be revealed in the adjacent cards. The Anchor drags you to the bottom. There is no hope for the future, only unbelief and fatalism. Such people are characterized by an instability of character, frivolity, inconsistency of beliefs, instability.

The Anchor in a Love Reading

Upright: Tarot card the Anchor in love speaks of long-standing affection, trust and loyalty. Relationships are built on a solid foundation of trust and mutual assistance, they are stable, and it is very difficult to destroy such a connection. You will find safety and tranquility with your family or next to a loved one.

Reversed: Next to negative cards, the Anchor means a stupor, a block, the relationship does not develop further, it can also speak of satiety and boredom, everything is too predictable. There are no movements and new energies in the relationship, life together has become like a swamp. If you are alone, then the Anchor indicates that nothing will change soon.

The Anchor When Asking About Careers

Upright: One of the Anchor Lenormand card meanings is work. It describes a job for someone. On the one hand, the salary is fixed and stable - this is good, but on the other hand, the payment is relatively low, it is difficult to change jobs under the guidance of another. If you are looking for a job, the card says you will find it soon.

Reversed: In a reversed position the card means that your progress has stopped, there are no  movements in a work aspect.

The Anchor When Asking About Finances

Upright: The Anchor meaning in Tarot cards is about a strong material base for business, solid foundation. All your actions at work will be very effective, plans will come true in the near future. You confidently, but slowly, go to success. 

Reversed: A negative meaning of the card in finances is a hopeless and moneyless situation. The person doesn’t know how to make 2 ends meet.

FAQ Lenormand card meaning of the Anchor

  • What does the Anchor mean in reading Lenormand?

    The main Anchor Lenormand card meaning is stability, all the usual, ordinary and constant. It may also characterize someone or something the person is interested in.

  • What is shown on this card?

    The card shows an anchor in close-up, in some decks it lies on the shore or at the bottom of the sea, sometimes it is just a symbol in space - an anchor with a chain. Thanks to its scales, it holds the ship in place. In the midst of the raging waves, it is stable and motionless.

  • What is this card by number?

    The card is occupied by the 35th serial number of the Lenormand deck.

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