HyperDic: coast

English > 5 senses of the word coast:
NOUNobjectcoast, seashore, seacoast, sea-coastthe shore of a sea or ocean
objectcoasta slope down which sleds may coast
cognitioncoastthe area within view
actcoast, slide, glidethe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
VERBmotioncoastmove effortlessly
coast > pronunciation
Rhymesalmost ... westernmost: 30 rhymes with owst...
English > coast: 5 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningThe shore of a sea or ocean.
Synonymsseashore, seacoast, sea-coast
InstancesAeolis, AeoliaAn ancient coastal region of northwestern Asia Minor (including Lesbos) where the Aeolians founded several cities around 1100 BC
Atlantic CoastA coast of the Atlantic Ocean
Barbary CoastThe Mediterranean coast of northern Africa that was famous for its Moorish pirates
Gulf CoastA seashore of the Gulf of Mexico
Pacific CoastA coast of the Pacific Ocean
PartsforeshoreThe part of the seashore between the highwater mark and the low-water mark
NarrowerlandfallThe seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)
littoral, litoral, littoral zone, sandsThe region of the shore of a lake or sea or ocean
seaside, seaboardThe shore of a sea or ocean regarded as a resort
tidelandLand near the sea that is overflowed by the tide
BroadershoreThe land along the edge of a body of water
Spanishcosta, costera, litoral, playa
Catalancosta, litoral, maresme, platja
Adjectivescoastallocated on or near or bordering on a coast
coastalof or relating to a coast
English > coast: 5 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA slope down which sleds may coast.
Example"when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course"
Broaderslope, incline, sideAn elevated geological formation
English > coast: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe area within view.
Example"the coast is clear"
Broaderview, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panoramaThe visual percept of a region
English > coast: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it.
Example "the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope"
Synonymsslide, glide
Narrowerskid, slip, sideslipAn unexpected slide
snowboardingThe act of sliding down a snow-covered slope while standing on a snowboard
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishdeslizamiento, desliz, slide
Catalanlliscada, lliscament
Verbscoastmove effortlessly
English > coast: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove effortlessly; by force of gravity.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Narrowerfreewheelcoast in a vehicle using the freewheel
BroaderglideMove smoothly and effortlessly
Spanishdejarse ir, dejarse llevar, deslizarse
Nounscoastthe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
coastersomeone who coasts

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