- to the shore; onto the shore: The schooner was driven ashore.
- on the shore; on land rather than at sea or on the water: The captain has been ashore for two hours.
Origin of ashore
Related Words for ashoreaground
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Contemporary Examples of ashore
Ashore the movie bogs down, but when Spielberg gets his camera out to sea all goes swimmingly.Jaws’s Anniversary: Newsweek’s 1975 Review
June 20, 2012
Historical Examples of ashore
The ships were undermanned, for the sailors, too, had been ashore feasting.The Trail Book
I was ashore every day while the squadron remained in the port.
There was no wharf, and it was always necessary to get ashore through a surf.
I never was more completely adrift, in my life, ashore or afloat.
I was now ashore, with two or three months of drift before me.
- towards or onto land from the waterwe swam ashore
- on land, having come from the watera day ashore before sailing