Definition of 'shore'

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Waves crash and hiss on the rocky shore. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The mountains themselves rose along the eastern shore in a row of bulging spurs. Marsden, Philip The Crossing-Place (1993)The southern shore of this tiny island is five miles of pure gold. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When he finally reached the shore he had to run away under machinegun fire. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The western shore is studded with holiday homes and draws the biggest crowds. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The sun was going down fast and the lake shore seemed to move along with it. Clerk, Jayana & Siegel, Ruth Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)Good paths along shore to the south. Perring, Franklyn A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991) Ship or shore the routines and names were the same. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When they tried to get to shore on another boat it capsized. The Sun (2012)We reach the opposite shore and enter the forest. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The path led him right along to the lake shore on the opposite side of the island. Kerr, Katharine A Time of War (1993)This is because the seas around our shores still have stored up heat from the summer and slowly release it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The clear idea being conveyed was that the country would lose something precious if the paintings were to leave our shores. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And a shore by the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We think our shores are safe but could a tsunami hit Britain? Times, Sunday Times (2011)After fleeing from the cafeteria, they had headed through the forest towards the eastern shore. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Our Forces are out there keeping our shores safe and need all our support. The Sun (2010)We spend hours wandering along the shore, picking up the prettiest shells. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The European elite thought they could simply carry on ignoring the troublesome little island off their western shores. The Sun (2015)I caught one last wave and then paddled in to shore by a river mouth. The Sun (2013)Get plant supports into position soon to shore them up and you will hardly notice them within days, as your plants grow through them. The Sun (2009)Then too the emperor was camping on the shores of Lake Tana. Philip Marsden The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy (2007)They hit the Castle Quay shopping centre like sailors on temporary shore leave. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

Synonyms of 'shore'

beach, coast, sands, strand

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Translations for 'shore'

British English: shore /ʃɔː/ NOUN
The shores or the shore of a sea, lake, or wide river is the land along the edge of it.
They walked down to the shore.
  • American English: shore
  • Arabic: سَاحِل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: costa praia
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: obala
  • Czech: břeh jezera, moře
  • Danish: kyst
  • Dutch: kust
  • European Spanish: orilla
  • Finnish: ranta
  • French: rivage
  • German: Küste
  • Greek: όχθη
  • Italian: riva
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 바닷가
  • Norwegian: kyst
  • Polish: brzeg wybrzeże
  • European Portuguese: costa praia
  • Romanian: mal
  • Russian: берег
  • Spanish: orilla ribera
  • Swedish: kust
  • Thai: ชายฝั่ง
  • Turkish: kıyı
  • Ukrainian: берег
  • Vietnamese: bờ


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