ashore

adverb
\ ə-ˈshȯr How to pronounce ashore (audio) \

Definition of ashore

: on or to the shore

Examples of ashore in a Sentence

We docked our boat and went ashore to visit the island. the seashells that wash ashore after a storm
Recent Examples on the Web The smaller port of Lianyungang barred foreign sailors from coming ashore. Joe Mcdonald, ajc, 21 Mar. 2022 More than 80 percent of that money was coming ashore from American studios or other foreign productions. New York Times, 16 Mar. 2022 Starting Friday, anyone on a ship entering the Port of San Francisco who has not received the full course of COVID-19 vaccinations, including a booster, must be tested before coming ashore. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 7 Jan. 2022 That way, the containers aren’t all coming ashore at once. Michael Waters, Wired, 12 Dec. 2021 The hurricane swept over Blue Moon Farm after coming ashore near Gulf Shores in September 2020. al, 29 Oct. 2021 The oil has spread southeast along the coast with reports of small amounts coming ashore in San Diego County, some 50 miles from the original site. Arkansas Online, 9 Oct. 2021 The oil has spread southeast along the coast with reports of small amounts coming ashore in San Diego County, some 50 miles (80.47 kilometers) from the original site. BostonGlobe.com, 9 Oct. 2021 The oil has spread southeast along the coast with reports of small amounts coming ashore in San Diego County, some 50 miles (80.47 kilometers) from the original site. Matthew Brown, Chron, 8 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of ashore

circa 1536, in the meaning defined above

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19 May 2022

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“Ashore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ashore. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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ashore

adverb
\ ə-ˈshȯr How to pronounce ashore (audio) \

Kids Definition of ashore

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

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