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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. John Updike:

    Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.

  2. Mark Warner:

    While I choose to support the deal, I am not satisfied with it as a final measure and will support efforts to shore up its weaker points.

  3. Christopher Columbus:

    You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. (Misattributed: Actually by André Gide.)

  4. Willmott:

    The vain man is generally a doubter. It is Newton who sees himself as child on the sea shore, and his discoveries in the colored shell.

  5. Isaac Newton:

    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 that ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.


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