ashore


ashore
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1.
On shore, on land.
2.
To the shore.
3.
Aground, not afloat.
4.
(Colloq.) Stranded, aground, in difficulties, run out, come to grief, hard up.

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  • Ashore — A*shore , adv. [Pref. a + shore.] On shore or on land; on the land adjacent to water; to the shore; to the land; aground (when applied to a ship); sometimes opposed to {aboard} or {afloat}. [1913 Webster] Here shall I die ashore. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ashore — [ə shôr′] adv. [ A 1 + SHORE1] 1. to or on the shore [rowing the boat ashore] 2. to or on land [an old sailor in sad retirement ashore] …   English World dictionary

  • ashore — 1580s, toward the shore, from A (Cf. a ) (1) + SHORE (Cf. shore) (n.). Meaning on the shore is from 1630s. Middle English had ashore (late 15c.), but it meant on a slant, lit. propped up, from SHORE (Cf. shore) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ashore — [adv] toward, onto land from water aground, beached, on dry land, on land, on shore, shorewards; concept 583 Ant. asea …   New thesaurus

  • ashore — ► ADVERB ▪ to or on the shore or land …   English terms dictionary

  • ashore — adv. 1) to put, set ashore 2) to come; go ashore * * * [ə ʃɔː] go ashore set ashore to come to put …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ashore — a|shore [əˈʃo: US əˈʃo:r] adv on or towards the shore of a lake, river, sea etc = ↑onshore come/go ashore ▪ Seals come ashore to breed. ▪ Several dead birds had been washed ashore …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ashore — a|shore [ ə ʃɔr ] adverb * 1. ) to or onto land from the water or a ship: He quickly rowed ashore. All the crew have come ashore. 2. ) on land, and not on the sea: After two weeks on the rig, they had three days ashore …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ashore — [[t]əʃɔ͟ː(r)[/t]] ADV: ADV after v, be ADV Someone or something that comes ashore comes from the sea onto the shore. Oil has come ashore on a ten mile stretch to the east of Plymouth... Once ashore, the vessel was thoroughly inspected …   English dictionary

  • ashore */ — UK [əˈʃɔː(r)] / US [əˈʃɔr] adverb 1) to or onto land from the water or a ship He quickly rowed ashore. All the crew have come ashore. 2) on land, and not on the sea After two weeks on the rig, they had three days ashore …   English dictionary

  • ashore —   I uka.    ♦ To go ashore, hele i uka.    ♦ Washed or drifted ashore, pae.    ♦ To put ashore, lawe i uka, ho oīkā …   English-Hawaiian dictionary