Shore appears in the following tongue twisters:
- She sells cshs by the C shore.
(from the programmer's desk)
- Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore. But if Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore then where are the sea shells Sally sells?
- She sells sea shells on the sea shore;
The shells that she sells are sea shells I'm sure.
So if she sells sea shells on the sea shore,
I'm sure that the shells are sea shore shells.
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb shore:
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- Definition of the noun shore
- Definition of the verb shore
- Phrases with Shore
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- Quotes about Shore
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Shore is sometimes a misspelling of sure.
The word shore is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.
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Definition of the noun shore
What does shore mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: shores
- the land along the edge of a body of water
- domains: lake; ocean; river
- lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
- more generic terms: formation / geological formation = the geological features of the earth
- more specific words:
- a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
Alternative definition of the noun shore
- the land on or near a waterline such as a sea 'shore' or lake 'shore'
- the land
- a prop or strut supporting the weight or flooring above it
Definition of the verb shore
What does shore mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: shored | shoring | shores
- serve as a shore to
- arrive on shore
- support by placing against something solid or rigid
- example: shore and buttress an old building
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of shore: prop / prop up / shore up
- more generic terms: hold / hold up / support / sustain = be the physical support of
- more specific word: bolster = prop up with a pillow or bolster
Who is Shore?
Shore a.k.a. Howard Shore: Howard Leslie Shore is a Canadian composer, notable for his film scores. He has composed the scores for over 80 films, most notably the scores for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He won three Academy Awards for his work on the trilogy, with one being for the original song "Into the West," an award he shared with Eurythmics lead vocalist Annie Lennox. He is also a consistent collaborator with director David Cronenberg, having scored all but one of his films since 1979.
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"Shore" is a book by Mary Lohan.
Phrases with Shore
- shore up
- shore bird
- Shore Bugs
- shore crab
- shore duty
- shore pine
- Shore Aster
- Shore Birds
- Shore Crabs
- Shore Flies
- shore leave
- Shore Sedge
- Shore Worms
- shore patrol
- shore boulder
- Shore Eelpout
- Shore Gumweed
- Shore Juniper
- shore station
- Lee shore
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Shore
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An American Dreamer (1980)
A Psychoanalytic Study of the Fiction of Norman Mailer by Andrew Gordon
Barbary Shore is an intriguing failure of a novel, an overly-ambitious and finally unsuccessful attempt to mix political allegory with existential closet drama, myth, and family romance. The ghosts of George Orwell and Franz Kafka meet in a ...
Synonyms Discriminated (1889)
A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English Language, Illustrated with Quotations from Standard Writers by Charles John Smith
As now employed of the sea-line of a country, it is a geographical term, while Shore is a physical term.
The shore is the strip of land washed by the sea; the coast is the line of rocky indentations laid down on the navigator's chart. The shore is that on which seafarers land ; it is barren, flat, or rocky, covered with sand or sea-weed ; the coast is characteristic of the country, it is iron- bound or affording ...
Votes & Proceedings (1878)
by New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council
North Shore is an integral part of the city, and has a right to and could now take nearly as much water as Woollahra and Waverley, and should have one million gallons...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
shore shingle tile roofing shingling the trade of laying shingles as roofing and external wall cladding. shiplap boarding rebated and recessed timber cladding boards laid horizontally ...
Dictionary of Military Terms (2009)
by U.S. Department of Defense
beach group — See naval beach group; shore party. beachhead — A designated area on a hostile or potentially hostile shore that, when seized and held, ensures the continuous landing of troops ...
The Military Dictionary (1987)
beach group—See naval beach group: shore party. beachhead—(DOD, NATO) A designated area on a hostile shore which, when seized and held, ensures the continuous landing of troops and ...
by Simon Gikandi
The Desert Shore: Literatures of the Sahel, Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner, pp. 73–85. Pacéré ...
Volume 19 - Supplement 4: Access Technoogy: Inc. to Symbol Manipulation Patkages by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
Telemetry systems or radio links to shore systems were developed for the transmission of data to processing facilities. These systems were the forerunners of the satellite data transmission systems used in oceanography. Remote sensing ...
The Encyclopedia of Surfing (2005)
by Matt Warshaw
NORTH SHORE low 60s, respectively, while winter conditions are brutally cold, with a few hardy rubber-encased surfers trudging through beachfront snowdrifts into 38- degree water. See also Belgium, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, ...
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Photos about Shore
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Photo credit: phunkstarr
Photo credit: Robert Anders
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South shore of Praia Brava
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- Sea shore - Bentota
Photo credit: Hafiz Issadeen
- Sunset, Flaggy Shore
Photo credit: catherinecronin
- Groynes in Weston Shore
nice evening shot looking out into the bay
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- Grassy Shore
Photo credit: Tim Praschberger
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Video language resources about Shore
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- Shore Meaning
Video shows what shore means. Land adjoining a non-flowing body of water, such as an ocean, lake or pond.. Land, usually near a port.. Shore Meaning.
- A short explanation of long shore drift
A very basic explanation of long shore drift, filmed at Freshwater bay East.
- Pirates of the Caribbean Music - Jungle Shore Explanation
Song from the Sea Dogs 2 AKA Pirates of the Caribbean. Converted from the game directory and uploaded on youtube. Programs Used - Windows Live Movie ...
- Chapel Club - The Shore - at New Slang
- Kelly Gilligan, SLP - Speech Language Pathologist, Shore Rehabilitation Institute
Kelly Gilligan, SLP - Speech Language Pathologist, Shore Rehabilitation Institute ...
- SMG "Shore Launch" glitch (check description for info also click show more)
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Quotes about Shore
The sea becomes the shore, the shore becomes the sea.
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Scrabble value of S1H4O1R1E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of SHORE
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