"shore" Definition

  1. of Shear
  2. imp. of Shear.
  3. n. A sewer.
  4. n. A prop, as a timber, placed as a brace or support against the side of a building or other structure; a prop placed beneath anything, as a beam, to prevent it from sinking or sagging.
  5. v. t. To support by a shore or shores; to prop; -- usually with up; as, to shore up a building.
  6. v. t. The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or large river.
  7. v. t. To set on shore.

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Position in dictionary: 90251 of 111710 words.
Word Type: , , n., n., v. t., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "shore": 6
Words that end with "shore": 8
Words that contain "shore": 16
Next words in dictionary: shored, shoreless, shoreling, shorer, shoreward
Previous words in dictionary: shorage, shopworn, shopwomen, shopwoman, shopwalker

English Dictionary Definition of shore

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