Ashore

  • 1 Ashore — A*shore , adv. [Pref. a + shore.] On shore or on land; on the land adjacent to water; to the shore; to the land; aground (when applied to a ship); sometimes opposed to {aboard} or {afloat}. [1913 Webster] Here shall I die ashore. Shak. [1913… …

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  • 2 ashore — [ə shôr′] adv. [ A 1 + SHORE1] 1. to or on the shore [rowing the boat ashore] 2. to or on land [an old sailor in sad retirement ashore] …

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  • 3 ashore — 1580s, toward the shore, from A (Cf. a ) (1) + SHORE (Cf. shore) (n.). Meaning on the shore is from 1630s. Middle English had ashore (late 15c.), but it meant on a slant, lit. propped up, from SHORE (Cf. shore) (v.) …

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  • 4 ashore — [adv] toward, onto land from water aground, beached, on dry land, on land, on shore, shorewards; concept 583 Ant. asea …

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  • 5 ashore — ► ADVERB ▪ to or on the shore or land …

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  • 6 ashore — adv. 1) to put, set ashore 2) to come; go ashore * * * [ə ʃɔː] go ashore set ashore to come to put …

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  • 7 ashore — a|shore [əˈʃo: US əˈʃo:r] adv on or towards the shore of a lake, river, sea etc = ↑onshore come/go ashore ▪ Seals come ashore to breed. ▪ Several dead birds had been washed ashore …

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  • 8 ashore — a|shore [ ə ʃɔr ] adverb * 1. ) to or onto land from the water or a ship: He quickly rowed ashore. All the crew have come ashore. 2. ) on land, and not on the sea: After two weeks on the rig, they had three days ashore …

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  • 9 ashore — [[t]əʃɔ͟ː(r)[/t]] ADV: ADV after v, be ADV Someone or something that comes ashore comes from the sea onto the shore. Oil has come ashore on a ten mile stretch to the east of Plymouth... Once ashore, the vessel was thoroughly inspected …

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  • 10 ashore */ — UK [əˈʃɔː(r)] / US [əˈʃɔr] adverb 1) to or onto land from the water or a ship He quickly rowed ashore. All the crew have come ashore. 2) on land, and not on the sea After two weeks on the rig, they had three days ashore …

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  • 11 ashore —   I uka.    ♦ To go ashore, hele i uka.    ♦ Washed or drifted ashore, pae.    ♦ To put ashore, lawe i uka, ho oīkā …

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  • 12 ashore — /euh shawr , euh shohr /, adv. 1. to the shore; onto the shore: The schooner was driven ashore. 2. on the shore; on land rather than at sea or on the water: The captain has been ashore for two hours. [1580 90; A 1 + SHORE1] * * * …

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  • 13 ashore — adv. towards or on the shore or land (sailed ashore; stayed ashore) …

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  • 14 ashore — adv. Ashore is used with these verbs: ↑swim, ↑wade …

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  • 15 ashore — adverb on or towards the shore of a lake, river, sea, or ocean: Brian pulled the boat ashore …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 ashore — adverb passengers may now go ashore Syn: on to (the) land, on to the shore, aground; shoreward, landward; on the shore, on (dry) land …

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  • 17 ashore — [əˈʃɔː] adv onto land from the sea He quickly rowed ashore.[/ex] …

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  • 18 ashore — /əˈʃɔ / (say uh shaw) adverb 1. to shore; on or to the land. –adjective 2. on land (opposed to aboard or afloat). –phrase 3. go ashore, to disembark from a ship, etc …

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  • 19 ashore — adverb Date: circa 1536 on or to the shore …

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  • 20 ashore — adverb a) On the land as opposed to onboard b) On, or towards the shore See Also: shore …

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