shore 1 (shôr) n. 1. The land along the edge of an ocean, sea, lake, or river; a coast. 2. often shores Land; country: far from our native shores. 3. Land as opposed to water: a sailor with an assignment on shore. shore 2 (shôr) tr.v. shored
To support by or as if by a prop:
shored up the sagging floors; shored up the peace initiative. n.
A beam or timber propped against a structure to provide support.
shoren, from shore, prop, probably from Middle Low German schōre, barrier, or Middle Dutch scōre, prop.] shore 3 (shôr) shore ( ʃɔː) n 1. (Physical Geography) the land along the edge of a sea, lake, or wide river. 2.
a. land, as opposed to water (esp in the phrase on shore) b. ( as modifier): shore duty. 3. (Law) law the tract of coastland lying between the ordinary marks of high and low water 4. ( often plural) a country: his native shores. vb
(Nautical Terms) (
tr) to move or drag (a boat) onto a shore
[C14: probably from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch
schōre; compare Old High German scorra cliff; see shear] shore ( ʃɔː) n
(Building) a prop, post, or beam used to support a wall, building, ship in dry dock, etc
(often foll by:
up) to prop or make safe with or as if with a shore
[C15: from Middle Dutch
schōre; related to Old Norse skortha prop]
ˈshoring n shore ( ʃɔː) vb Austral and NZ
a past tense of
shear shore 1 (ʃɔr, ʃoʊr) n.
1. the land along the edge of a sea, lake, broad river, etc.
2. some particular country: my native shore.
3. land, as opposed to sea or water: a marine serving on shore.
[before 1000; Middle English
schore, Old English scora, c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German schore] shore 2 (ʃɔr, ʃoʊr) n., v. shored, shor•ing. n.
1. a supporting post or beam, esp. one propped against the side of a building, a ship in drydock, etc.; prop; strut. v.t.
2. to support by or as if by a shore or shores; prop (usu. fol. by up).
beach shore coast 1. 'beach'
is an area along the edge of a sea, lake, or wide river that is covered with sand or small stones. You can relax or play on a beach, or use it as a place to swim from. beach He walked along the beach. Children were building sandcastles on the beach. 2. 'shore' Shore is a more general word for the land along the edge of a sea, lake, or wide river. He swam towards the shore. 3. 'coast'
is the border between the land and the sea, or the part of a country that is next to the sea. coast We stayed in a small village on the west coast of Scotland. There are industrial cities along the coast. shore Past participle: shored Gerund: shoring Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
Thesaurus Antonyms Related Words Synonyms Legend:
Noun 1. shore - the land along the edge of a body of water beach
- an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
- a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
- a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
- a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles"
- a boundary line between land and water
- a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
2. shore - a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support beam
- long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
Verb 1. shore - serve as a shore to; "The river was shored by trees" 2. shore - arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor" arrive
- reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
3. shore - support by placing against something solid or rigid; "shore and buttress an old building" hold up
- be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
- prop up with a pillow or bolster
A means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure:
Translations břeh pobřeží kyst bred bordo ranta obala part strönd; land 岸 바닷가 ora ripa krantas krasts mal ţărm obala kust strand ชายฝั่ง bờ shore [ˈʃɔː r] shores npl
) our shores →
notre pays m
shore up vt sep
building, tunnel, structure
shoreline n → Wasserlinie f, → Uferlinie f shore pass n (Naut) → Landurlaubsschein m shore patrol n (US) → Küstenstreife f, → Küstenpatrouille f (der US-Marine) shore 1 shore 2 shore ( ʃoː) noun
land bordering on the sea or on any large area of water.
a walk along the shore; When the ship reached Gibraltar the passengers were allowed on shore. strand شاطئ، ضِفَّه бряг praia břeh, pobřeží das Ufer kyst; på land ακτή θάλασσας, όχθη λίμνης ή ποταμού costa, playa rand, kallas ساحل ranta rivage חוף किनारा, तीर obala, žal (tenger)part pantai strönd; land spiaggia 岸 (바다, 강, 호숫가의) 육지 krantas krasts pesisir kust strand, kyst, land brzeg ساحل praia coastă, ţărm, litoral берег, побережье breh, pobrežie obala obala strand, kust ชายฝั่ง kıyı, sahil 岸，濱 берег ساحل bờ biển 岸，滨