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inshore

adjective in·shore \ ˈin-ˈshȯr \
Updated on: 24 Mar 2018

Definition of inshore

1 : situated, living, or carried on near shore
2 : moving toward shore
  • an inshore current

Examples of inshore in a Sentence

  1. They fish in the shallow inshore waters of the Atlantic.

  2. an oil spill that was devastating to inshore fisheries in the area

Recent Examples of inshore from the Web

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First Known Use of inshore

1701

inshore Synonyms

Near Antonyms

blue-water, deepwater, oceanic;

Related Words

beachside, seaside, waterside;


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inshore

adverb

Definition of inshore

: to or toward shore
  • boats driven inshore by the storm

Recent Examples of inshore from the Web

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First Known Use of inshore

1748


INSHORE Defined for English Language Learners

inshore

Definition of inshore for English Language Learners

  • : moving toward the shore away from the water

  • : located near the shore



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