Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun shore

2 senses of shore

Sense 1
shore -- (the land along the edge of a body of water)
       => geological formation, formation -- ((geology) the geological features of the earth)

Sense 2
shore, shoring -- (a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support)
       => beam -- (long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb shore

3 senses of shore

Sense 1
shore -- (serve as a shore to; "The river was shored by trees")
       => bound, border -- (form the boundary of; be contiguous to)

Sense 2
land, set ashore, shore -- (arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor")
       => arrive, get, come -- (reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight")

Sense 3
prop up, prop, shore up, shore -- (support by placing against something solid or rigid; "shore and buttress an old building")
       => hold, support, sustain, hold up -- (be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?")

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