"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.

Dictionary Stats for "shore"

Position in dictionary: 90251 of 111710 words.
Word Types: , , 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

Definition of shore

See all english dictionary definitions, the word type, and other useful information for the word "shore". The definition of the word "shore" is pulled from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. The meaning of this word, and other stats related to "shore", including the position in the dictionary, the number of words that contain, start and end with, and stats related to this word are also extracted from this dictionary version.