[ UK /ʃˈɔː/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɔɹ/ ]
  1. serve as a shore to
    The river was shored by trees
  2. support by placing against something solid or rigid
    shore and buttress an old building
  3. arrive on shore
    The ship landed in Pearl Harbor
  1. a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
  2. the land along the edge of a body of water
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How To Use shore In A Sentence

  • Back on the boat and heading to shore, we spotted a spout, a fin and then the flukes of a humpback whale.
  • She distinguished the undrawing of iron bars, and then the countenance of Spalatro at her door, before she had a clear remembrance of her situation — that she was a prisoner in a house on a lonely shore, and that this man was her jailor. The Italian
  • Above: South Shore terminus with four Dreadnoughts in line abreast, demonstrating their legendary capacity to absorb crowds.
  • The world will eventually reabsorb these problems, long before they come to our shores. Times, Sunday Times
  • The reefs close to shore are alive with pollack, and conger eels when the boat is anchored and during the summer months there are lots of the sleek and fast running blue sharks around.
  • It's good for you to suck in fresh shore air.
  • They searched for his body, handlining with grappling hooks, setting gill nets straight offshore and hauling seine. AMAGANSETT
  • Beautiful, green, the remoteness of Exmoor counterpointed by the glorious surf of the Atlantic beaches, coast roads with views of the craggy shoreline. Archive 2009-06-01
  • The healthy but lazy who claim incapacity benefit are just as morally bankrupt as those benefiting from offshore tax havens. Times, Sunday Times
  • A solid snake of people still wound back along the north shore of the loch.
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