ashore

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adverb \ ə-ˈshȯr \

Definition of ashore

:on or to the shore

Examples of ashore in a Sentence

  1. We docked our boat and went ashore to visit the island.

  2. the seashells that wash ashore after a storm

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First Known Use of ashore

circa 1536



ASHORE Defined for English Language Learners

ashore

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adverb

Definition of ashore for English Language Learners

  • : on or to the shore of an ocean, sea, lake, or river


ASHORE Defined for Kids

ashore

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adverb \ ə-ˈshȯr \

Definition of ashore for Students

:on or to the shore
  • We collected seashells that the waves had washed ashore.


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