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shore1 British & World English

The land along the edge of a sea, lake, or other large body of water

shore2 British & World English

A prop or beam set obliquely against something weak or unstable as a support

shore3 British & World English

Archaic past of shear.

shore1 English Thesaurus

his friends swam out from the shore

shore2 English Thesaurus

rescue workers had to shore up the building

Shore, Dinah British & World English

(1916–93), US singer; born Frances Rose Shore. She was most noted for her years on television, appearing on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–63), Dinah’s Place (1970–74), Dinah! (1974–80), and A Conversation with Dinah (1989–91)

lee shore British & World English

A shore lying on the leeward side of a ship (and on to which a ship could be blown in foul weather)

in shore British & World English

On the water near land or nearer to land

on shore British & World English

Ashore; on land

shore-based British & World English

Operating from or based on a shore or land

shore crab British & World English

A crab that inhabits the seashore and shallow waters

shore leave British & World English

Leisure time spent ashore by a sailor

Eastern Shore British & World English

Region of eastern Maryland on the Delmarva Peninsula, on the east side of Chesapeake Bay

ship-to-shore British & World English

From a ship to land

in shore in shore1 British & World English

On the water near land or nearer to land

onshore British & World English

Situated or occurring on land (often used in relation to the oil and gas industry)

offshore British & World English

Situated at sea some distance from the shore

seashore British & World English

An area of sandy, stony, or rocky land bordering and level with the sea

nearshore British & World English

Relating to or denoting the region of the sea or seabed relatively close to a shore

shoreside British & World English

The edge of a shore

clingfish British & World English

A small fish occurring mainly in shallow or intertidal water, with a sucker for attachment to rocks and other surfaces

common shore crab in shore crab British & World English

A crab that inhabits the seashore and shallow waters

Frances Rose Shore in Shore, Dinah British & World English

(1916–93), US singer; born Frances Rose Shore. She was most noted for her years on television, appearing on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–63), Dinah’s Place (1970–74), Dinah! (1974–80), and A Conversation with Dinah (1989–91)