HyperDic: shore

English > 5 senses of the word shore:
NOUNobjectshorethe land along the edge of a body of water
artifactshore, shoringa beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
VERBstativeshoreserve as a shore to
motionshore, land, set ashorearrive on shore
contactshore, prop up, prop, shore upsupport by placing against something solid or rigid
shore > pronunciation
Soundsshao'r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > shore: 5 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningThe land along the edge of a body of water.
CategorylakeA body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
oceanA large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
riverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
PartsbeachAn area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
shorelineA boundary line between land and water
Narrowerlakeside, lakeshoreThe shore of a lake
seashore, coast, seacoast, sea-coastThe shore of a sea or ocean
strandA poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
Broadergeological formation, formation(geology) the geological features of the earth
Spanishcosta, orilla, ribera
Catalancosta, riba, ribera, vora
Verbsshorearrive on shore
shoreserve as a shore to
English > shore: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support.
Synonymshoring
Broaderbeamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
Verbsshoresupport by placing against something solid or rigid
English > shore: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningServe as a shore to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The river was shored by trees"
Broaderbound, borderform the boundary / boundary of
Nounsshorethe land along the edge of a body of water
English > shore: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningarrive on shore.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsland, set ashore
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
Spanishapuntalar, desemarcar, desembarcar, tocar tierra
Nounsshorethe land along the edge of a body of water
English > shore: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningsupport by placing against something solid or rigid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"shore and buttress an old building"
Synonymsprop up, prop, shore up
Narrowerbolsterprop up with a pillow or bolster
Broaderhold, support, sustain, hold upBe the physical support of
Spanishapoyar, apuntalar
Catalanapuntalar, sostenir
Nounsshorea beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
shoringthe act of propping up with shores

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