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English noun: shore

1. shore (object) the land along the edge of a body of water


Broader (hypernym)formation, geological formation


Narrower (hyponym)coast, lakeshore, lakeside, sea-coast, seacoast, seashore, strand


Part holonymbeach, shoreline


Domain categorylake, ocean, river

2. shore (artifact) a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support


Synonymsshoring


Broader (hypernym)beam


English verb: shore

1. shore (stative) serve as a shore to


SamplesThe river was shored by trees.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)border, bound

2. shore (motion) arrive on shore


SamplesThe ship landed in Pearl Harbor.


Synonymsland, set ashore


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)arrive, come, get

3. shore (contact) support by placing against something solid or rigid


SamplesShore and buttress an old building.


Synonymsprop, prop up, shore up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)hold, hold up, support, sustain


Narrower (hyponym)bolster









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