Origin of shore1
SYNONYMS FOR shore
Definition for shore (2 of 4)
verb (used with object), shored, shor·ing.
Origin of shore2
Definition for shore (3 of 4)
verb (used with object), shored, shor·ing. Scot. and North England.
Origin of shore3
Definition for shore (4 of 4)
Examples from the Web for shore
And it has become a go-to stop for Republican politicians eager to shore up their Christian credentials.
Each of us believes what we choose to believe, and facts have become bricks to shore up the fortress of our own biases.
It has taken more than that so far to just relocate the population and shore up the buildings.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
German artillery chased the landing craft where they milled off shore.
It announced a withdrawal from the French shore due to invincible enemy resistance.
The lake dwellers had fires, both on shore and in their huts over the water.
Yet, the next morning, when I went down upon the shore, how beautiful it looked—the hypocrite!Sketches in Canada, and rambles among the red men|Anna Brownell Jameson
No doubt exists with us now that the Shore Lark breeds here; we meet with them very frequently.Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2)|Maria R. Audubon
The Emperor rode thither in haste, while Mahommed betook himself to the shore of the sea.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace
Surely we thought we were lost before, when he threw the great rock, and washed our ship back to the shore.
British Dictionary definitions for shore (1 of 3)
- land, as opposed to water (esp in the phrase on shore)
- (as modifier)shore duty