set+on+shore

  • 1Shore — Shore, v. t. To set on shore. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2set — [set] vt. set, setting [ME setten < OE settan (akin to Ger setzen & Goth satjan < Gmc * satjan), caus. formation “to cause to sit” < base of SIT] 1. to place in a sitting position; cause to sit; seat 2. a) to cause (a fowl) to sit on… …

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  • 3shore — Ⅰ. shore [1] ► NOUN 1) the land along the edge of a sea, lake, etc. 2) (also shores) literary a country or other geographic area bounded by a coast: distant shores. ● in shore Cf. ↑in shore ● …

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  • 4set — /set/, v., set, setting, n., adj., interj. v.t. 1. to put (something or someone) in a particular place: to set a vase on a table. 2. to place in a particular position or posture: Set the baby on his feet. 3. to place in some relation to something …

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  • 5Set — (s[e^]t), v. i. 1. To pass below the horizon; to go down; to decline; to sink out of sight; to come to an end. [1913 Webster] Ere the weary sun set in the west. Shak. [1913 Webster] Thus this century sets with little mirth, and the next is likely …

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  • 6set in — {v.} To begin; start; develop. * /Before the boat could reach shore, a storm had set in./ * /He did not keep the cut clean and infection set in./ * /The wind set in from the east./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7set in — {v.} To begin; start; develop. * /Before the boat could reach shore, a storm had set in./ * /He did not keep the cut clean and infection set in./ * /The wind set in from the east./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 8Shore Regional High School — Infobox School name = Shore Regional High School imagesize = motto = Pride in Shore established = 1963 grades = 9 12 district = Shore Regional High School District type = Public high school principal = Leonard G. Schnappauf asst principal = Harry …

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  • 9set in — verb 1. enter a particular state (Freq. 1) Laziness set in After a few moments, the effects of the drug kicked in • Syn: ↑kick in • Hypernyms: ↑begin, ↑start …

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  • 10shore — 01. We walked along the [shore], watching the waves, and looking for seashells. 02. After 6 hours in a canoe, it felt good to be back on [shore]. 03. We could see bears walking along the [shore] of the river as we paddled by. 04. We pulled the… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 11shore — 1. n. 1 the land that adjoins the sea or a large body of water. 2 (usu. in pl.) a country; a sea coast (often visits these shores; on a distant shore). 3 Law land between ordinary high and low water marks. Phrases and idioms: in shore on the… …

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  • 12set — 1 /set/ verb past tense and past participle set PUT DOWN 1 PUT (transitive always + adv/prep) to carefully put something down somewhere, especially something that is difficult to carry: set sth down/on etc: She set the tray down on a table next… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13set — [[t]sɛt[/t]] v. set, set•ting, n. adj. 1) to put (something or someone) in a particular place, position, or posture: to set a vase on a table; Set the baby on her feet[/ex] 2) to put or cause to pass into some condition: to set a house on fire;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14set — [c]/sɛt / (say set) verb (set, setting) –verb (t) 1. to put in a particular place or position: to set a vase on a table. 2. to put into some condition or relation: to set a house on fire. 3. to apply: to set fire to a house. 4. to cause to begin …

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  • 15shore — {{11}}shore (n.) c.1300, land bordering a large body of water, perhaps from M.L.G. schor shore, coast, headland, or M.Du. scorre land washed by the sea, probably from P.Gmc. *skur cut and according to etymologists originally with a sense of… …

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  • 16shore — shore1 noun 1》 the land along the edge of a sea, lake, etc.     ↘Law the land between ordinary high and low water marks. 2》 (also shores) literary a country or other geographic area bounded by a coast: distant shores. Phrases in shore on the… …

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  • 17set ashore — verb arrive on shore The ship landed in Pearl Harbor • Syn: ↑land, ↑shore • Derivationally related forms: ↑shore (for: ↑shore), ↑land ( …

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  • 18set\ in — v To begin; start; develop. Before the boat could reach shore, a storm had set in. He did not keep the cut clean and infection set in. The wind set in from the east …

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  • 19shore seine — beach seine (a net used to encircle fish in shallow water; usually operated by two people wading out from shore, the net has lead weights to keep the bottom on the sea floor and floats to keep the top of the net at or near the surface; there may… …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 20To set about — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. i. 1. To pass below the horizon; to go down; to decline; to sink out of sight; to come to an end. [1913 Webster] Ere the weary sun set in the west. Shak. [1913 Webster] Thus this century sets with little mirth, and the next… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English