ashore
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /əˈʃɔɹ/
  • (RP) IPA: /əˈʃɔː/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse)IPA: /əˈʃo(ː)ɹ/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /əˈʃoə/
Adverb

ashore (not comparable)

  1. (nautical) On the land as opposed to onboard.
    • circa 1610-11 William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II scene ii:
      I shall no more to sea, to sea, / Here shall I die ashore— […]
  2. (nautical) On, or towards the shore.
    The canoe sailed ashore.
    • circa 1610-11 William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II scene ii:
      Swum ashore, man, like a duck. I can swim like a duck, I'll be sworn.
Synonyms Translations
  • Italian: a riva
  • Portuguese: em terra
  • Spanish: en tierra
Translations
  • Italian: verso riva



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