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Synonyms for shore
ʃɔr, ʃoʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shore(noun)

    the land along the edge of a body of water

    Synonyms:
    shoring

  2. shore, shoring(verb)

    a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support

    Synonyms:
    propping up, shoring up, shoring

  3. shore(verb)

    serve as a shore to

    "The river was shored by trees"

    Synonyms:
    set ashore, shore up, land, prop up, prop

  4. land, set ashore, shore(verb)

    arrive on shore

    "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"

    Synonyms:
    prop up, bring down, prop, shoot down, set down, shore up, land, down, bring, set ashore, put down

  5. prop up, prop, shore up, shore(verb)

    support by placing against something solid or rigid

    "shore and buttress an old building"

    Synonyms:
    set ashore, shore up, land, prop up, prop

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shore

    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, coast, edge, marge, margin, rim, strand

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shore

    Synonyms:
    coast, bench, strand

    Antonyms:
    ocean, sea, main, deep

Editors Contribution

  1. coastline

    Submitted by rinat on October 2, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shore(n.)

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

  2. shore(n.)

    Synonyms:
    prop, support, stay, brace, buttress

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shore(n)

    Synonyms:
    beach, coast, strand, marge

    Associated words:
    littoral, circumlittoral, limicoline, shingle, beached

  2. shore(v)

    Synonyms:
    prop, brace, buttress, support, stay

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How to use shore in a sentence?

  1. Tim Leelahaphan:

    Some kind of populist policies will help reignite the country, a populist policy with low risk will help shore up the popularity of the military regime.

  2. Chase Poust:

    I screamed for help at the top of my lungs and waved my arms and sure enough someone heard us, little man also made it to shore and got help and that’s what saved our lives.

  3. Ashley Montagu:

    I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.

  4. David Miliband:

    That is a recipe for refugee flow. We have been warning of it for nine months, if we don't shore up those countries, then people will move on.

  5. Steve Sandvoss:

    Nothing is ever 100 percent protected and guaranteed. But this is why were transparent, upfront about what we are doing and how we are doing it, so that the public knows that it is an everyday activity of being active, vigilant and prepared to do whats right to shore up the integrity of the system we are certainly, he said, going to be vigilant and prepared.

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