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An area, as a beach, covered with this
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  1. An area, as a beach, covered with this
  2. Small, smooth pebbles, as found on a beach.
  3. A stretch of shore or beach covered with such gravel.
A nearly level stretch of pebbles and sand beside a sea, lake, etc., often washed by high water; sandy shore; strand
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  1. A nearly level stretch of pebbles and sand beside a sea, lake, etc., often washed by high water; sandy shore; strand
  2. The area of accumulated sand, stone, or gravel deposited along a shore by the action of waves and tides. Beaches usually slope gently toward the body of water they border and have a concave shape. They extend landward from the low water line to the point where there is a distinct change in material (as in a line of vegetation) or in land features (as in a cliff).
  3. The sand or pebbles on a shore.
A street in Westminster running from Trafalgar Square to Fleet Street
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  1. A street in Westminster running from Trafalgar Square to Fleet Street
  2. Land at the edge of a body of water; shore, esp. ocean shore
  3. A thoroughfare in west-central London, England, running parallel to the northern bank of the Thames River and eastward from Trafalgar Square in the West End to the City of London. Among its well-known fixtures is the Savoy Hotel.
The area by and around the sea; bay; beach; promenade
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  1. The area by and around the sea; bay; beach; promenade
  2. The seashore.
  3. Land along the sea; seashore
(Law) The land along the sea lying between the usual high-water and low-water marks
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  1. (Law) The land along the sea lying between the usual high-water and low-water marks
A tract or area of sand; beach, etc.
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  1. A tract or area of sand; beach, etc.
  2. Loose, gritty particles of eroded or weathered rock, varying in size from about116 mm to 2 mm in diameter, usually deposited along the shores of bodies of water, in riverbeds, or in deserts
  3. A tract of land covered with sand, as a beach or desert.
(Obsolete) The frontier or border of a country.
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  1. (Obsolete) The frontier or border of a country.
  2. (Obs.) Frontier; borderland
  3. The water near this land:
The topmost edge of a cup, glass, bowl, etc.
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  1. The topmost edge of a cup, glass, bowl, etc.
  2. A projecting rim or edge, especially around the bottom of a hat.
  3. The uppermost edge of a hollow container or natural basin.
The margin of land bordering a body of water.
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  1. The margin of land bordering a body of water.
  2. The upper edge of a steep or vertical slope:
  3. The bank, esp. when steep, of a river or other body of water
The slope of land adjoining a body of water, especially adjoining a river, lake, or channel.
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  1. The slope of land adjoining a body of water, especially adjoining a river, lake, or channel.
  2. A supply or stock for future or emergency use:
  3. A piled-up mass, as of snow or clouds; a heap:
An ornamental strip of flowers or shrubs along the edge of a garden, walk, etc.
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  1. An ornamental strip of flowers or shrubs along the edge of a garden, walk, etc.
  2. An edge or a part near an edge; margin; side
  3. The line or frontier area separating political divisions or geographic regions; a boundary.
A seacoast.
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  1. A seacoast.
  2. The area bordering the sea; a coastline.
  3. Land near the sea.
An edge and the area immediately adjacent to it; a border.
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  1. An edge and the area immediately adjacent to it; a border.
  2. (Botany) The border of a leaf.
  3. A border, edge, or brink
(Archaic) A margin, or edge
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  1. (Archaic) A margin, or edge
  1. Lakefront
  2. The ground near the edge of a lake, the land adjacent to a lake
The lateral edge of a river.
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  1. The lateral edge of a river.
A city of southern California east of Los Angeles on the Santa Ana River near San Bernardino. It grew as an agricultural center after the introduction of the navel orange in 1873.
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  1. A city of southern California east of Los Angeles on the Santa Ana River near San Bernardino. It grew as an agricultural center after the introduction of the navel orange in 1873.
  2. The bank of a river
The seaward-sloping area of a shore that lies between the average high tide mark and the average low tide mark.
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  1. The seaward-sloping area of a shore that lies between the average high tide mark and the average low tide mark.
  2. The part of a shore between the water and occupied or cultivated land.
A shore toward which the wind blows and toward which a ship is likely to be driven.
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  1. A shore toward which the wind blows and toward which a ship is likely to be driven.
  2. (Nautical) a shore, towards which the wind is blowing, and to which there is the danger of being driven
  3. The shore on the lee side of a ship; shore toward which the wind is blowing and driving a ship
An orthopedic appliance used to support, align, or hold a bodily part in the correct position.
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  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
Anything like a buttress; support or prop
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  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.
Anything one leans or relies on for support, help, etc.; prop
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  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
Someone or something displayed to impress others or provide a false impression.
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  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.
(Informal) Ability to continue or endure
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  1. (Informal) Ability to continue or endure
  2. Anything used as a support, or prop
  3. A support or brace.
The state of being supported:
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  1. The state of being supported:
  2. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
  3. The act of supporting:
Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
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  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:

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.
Find another word for shore. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shore, like: shingle, beach, strand, seaside, seashore, sand, coast, seacoast, brim, brink and bank.