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Definition of 'shore'


  1. the land along the edge of a body of water
  2. a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
       Synonyms: shoring


  1. serve as a shore to; "The river was shored by trees"
  2. arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"
       Synonyms: land set ashore
  3. support by placing against something solid or rigid; "shore and buttress an old building"
       Synonyms: prop up prop shore up

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