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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. Mohammed Misrati:

    The corpses wash up on shore and our volunteers are having to move the bodies and manage the remains of the dead.

  2. William Jackson:

    It's encouraging that there's growing recognition among policymakers that an IMF deal is beneficial for Romania, it would help to shore up confidence in Romania in the event of any external shock and, perhaps most importantly, it acts as an anchor for structural reforms.

  3. Reid Ribble:

    American producers are missing out on a market that imports the vast majority of its agricultural products, and Cubans are missing out on exposure to the freedom and democracy that lies just 90 miles from their shore.

  4. George Bernard Shaw:

    Nobel prize money is a lifebelt thrown to a swimmer who has already reached the shore in safety.

  5. Diana Nyad:

    If you want to touch the other shore badly enough, barring an impossible situation, you will. If your desire is diluted for any reason, you'll never make it.


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