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Definition of shore:

  1. A prop, as a timber, placed as a brace or support against the side of a building or other structure; a prop placed beneath anything, as a beam, to prevent it from sinking or sagging.
  2. A sewer.
  3. imp. of Shear.
  4. Same as Shearling.
  5. The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or large river.
  6. To set on shore.
  7. To support by a shore or shores; to prop; - usually with up; as, to shore up a building.

Synonyms:

spur, mount, riverside, margin, river bank, seaboard, mounting, basin, set down, prop up, buttress, coastal, bight, cape, seashore, seacoast, underpinning, raised beach, bay, brink, sand, margent, brim, shoot down, rim, lakeshore, crutch, edge, sea beach, marge, lee shore, seaside, border, lakeside, prop, stay, bund, land, catchment area, shoring, coastline, brace, foreshore, bound, shoring up, put down, propping up, set ashore, reinforcement, shore up, down, bring down, strand, windward shore, bring, support.

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