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Synonyms and Antonyms of shore

  1. a structure that holds up or serves as a foundation for something else <the carpenter placed a shore underneath the sagging roof of the porch> Synonyms brace, buttress, mount, mounting, prop, reinforcement, support, spur, stay, underpinningRelated Words shoring; column, pedestal, pilaster, pillar; arch, bolster, bracket, cantilever, girder; bearing; crutch, peg, post, stake, stanchion, stand, stilt, strut, truss; base, foundation, frame

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