HyperDic: shore

English > 5 senses of the word shore:
NOUNobjectshorethe land along the edge of a body of water
artifactshore, shoringa beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
VERBstativeshoreserve as a shore to
motionshore, land, set ashorearrive on shore
contactshore, prop up, prop, shore upsupport by placing against something solid or rigid
shore > pronunciation
Soundsshao'r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > shore: 5 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningThe land along the edge of a body of water.
CategorylakeA body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
oceanA large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
riverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
PartsbeachAn area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
shorelineA boundary line between land and water
Narrowerlakeside, lakeshoreThe shore of a lake
seashore, coast, seacoast, sea-coastThe shore of a sea or ocean
strandA poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
Broadergeological formation, formation(geology) the geological features of the earth
Catalanriba, ribera, vora
Spanishorilla, ribera
Verbsshorearrive on shore
shoreserve as a shore to
English > shore: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support.
Synonymshoring
Broaderbeamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
Verbsshoresupport by placing against something solid or rigid
English > shore: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningServe as a shore to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The river was shored by trees"
Broaderbound, borderform the boundary / boundary of
Nounsshorethe land along the edge of a body of water
English > shore: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningarrive on shore.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsland, set ashore
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
Spanishapuntalar, desemarcar, desembarcar, tocar tierra
Nounsshorethe land along the edge of a body of water
English > shore: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningsupport by placing against something solid or rigid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"shore and buttress an old building"
Synonymsprop up, prop, shore up
Narrowerbolsterprop up with a pillow or bolster
Broaderhold, support, sustain, hold upBe the physical support of
Catalanapuntalar, sostenir
Spanishapoyar, apuntalar
Nounsshorea beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
shoringthe act of propping up with shores
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