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Another word for shore

  1. A means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

      1. An orthopedic appliance used to support, align, or hold a bodily part in the correct position.
      2. A device attached to the teeth in order to move them gradually into better occlusion
      3. A device, as a beam, used as a support, to resist strain or pressure, etc.; prop
      1. Anything like a buttress; support or prop
      2. A projecting structure, generally of brick or stone, built against a wall to support or reinforce it
      3. Anything that serves to support something; a prop.
      1. Anything one leans or relies on for support, help, etc.; prop
      2. A support used by an injured or disabled person, often in pairs, as an aid to walking, having a vertical shaft that is sometimes forked, a horizontal grip for the hand, and a crosspiece that is positioned under the armpit or a cuff that wraps around the forearm.
      3. (Naut.) A forked support for a spar when the sail is furled
      1. Someone or something displayed to impress others or provide a false impression.
      2. A person or thing that gives support or aid to a person, institution, etc.
      3. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
      1. (Informal) Ability to continue or endure
      2. Anything used as a support, or prop
      3. A support or brace.
      1. The state of being supported:
      2. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
      3. The act of supporting:
      1. Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
      2. Anything that serves as a support or basis
      3. A support or foundation:
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Another word for shore


Synonym Study

  • Bank applies to rising or steep land at the edge of a stream or river
  • Strand is a poetic word for shore or beach
  • Beach applies to a level stretch of sandy or pebbly seashore or lake shore, usually one that is washed by high water
  • Coast applies only to land along the sea
  • Shore is the general word applied to an edge of land directly bordering on the sea, a lake, a river, etc.