shore: Meaning and Definition of
- of, pertaining to, or located on land, esp. land along the edge of a body of water: a marine on shore duty.
— n., v., shored, shor•ing.
- a supporting post or beam with auxiliary members, esp. one placed obliquely against the side of a building, a ship in drydock, or the like; prop; strut.
- to support by or as if by a shore or shores; prop (usually fol. by up): to shore up a roof; government subsidies to shore up falling corn prices.
— shored, shor•ing.
- to threaten (someone).
- to offer or proffer (something).
- 1445?–1527, mistress of Edward IV of England.
- shore (Thesaurus)