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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.9 / 7 votes

  1. coast

    Bank is a general term for the land along the edge of a water course; it may also denote a raised portion of the bed of a river, lake, or ocean; as, the Banks of Newfoundland. A beach is a strip or expanse of incoherent wave-worn sand, which is often pebbly or full of boulders; we speak of the beach of a lake or ocean; a beach is sometimes found in the bend of a river. Strand is a more poetic term for a wave-washed shore, especially as a place for landing or embarking; as, the keel grates on the strand. The whole line of a country or continent that borders the sea is a coast. Shore is any land, whether cliff, or sand, or marsh, bordering water. We do not speak of the coast of a river, nor of the banks of the ocean, tho there may be banks by or under the sea. Edge is the line where land and water meet; as, the water's edge. Brink is the place from which one may fall; as, the river's brink; the brink of a precipice; the brink of ruin.

    Synonyms:
    bank, beach, border, bound, brim, brink, edge, marge, margin, rim, shore, strand

Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 2 votes

  1. seashore, coast, seacoast, sea-coastnoun

    the shore of a sea or ocean

    Synonyms:
    slide, sea-coast, glide, seacoast, seashore

  2. coastnoun

    a slope down which sleds may coast

    "when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course"

    Synonyms:
    slide, sea-coast, glide, seacoast, seashore

  3. coastnoun

    the area within view

    "the coast is clear"

    Synonyms:
    slide, sea-coast, glide, seacoast, seashore

  4. slide, glide, coastverb

    the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it

    "his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill"; "the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope"

    Synonyms:
    seashore, semivowel, chute, sailing, slide, microscope slide, sea-coast, slideway, sliding board, swoop, lantern slide, soaring, gliding, seacoast, glide, playground slide, sailplaning, sloping trough

  5. coastverb

    move effortlessly; by force of gravity

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. coastnoun

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] border, frontier

  2. coastnoun

    Synonyms:
    shore, beach, strand, seaboard, seaside, seacoast

  3. coastverb

    Synonyms:
    sail along the coast

  4. coastverb

    Synonyms:
    slide down a hill (on a sled)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. coastnoun

    Synonyms:
    seashore, seaboard, seaside, shore, strand, beach

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. COAST

    Synonyms:
    Heparin-COAted Stents in Small Coronary Arteries Trial

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How to use coast in a sentence?

  1. Norihiro Fujito:

    If it's an intercontinental basaltic missile, it will likely reach America's west coast, but Trump would not wait until it reaches his land, so the market started to worry what Trump's next move would be.

  2. Luis Manuel Garcia:

    We are still checking for damage, we are checking the coast, we cannot rule out any incident in the coastal area.

  3. Mission Othman Belbeisi:

    Migrants returned by the coast guard should not automatically be transferred to detention and we are deeply concerned that the detention centers will yet again be overcrowded and that living conditions will deteriorate with the recent influx of migrants.

  4. Charles Lester:

    People come from around the world to visit our coast.

  5. The NHC:

    Near the coast, the surge will be accompanied by large and destructive waves.


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