What does ashore mean?

Definitions for ashore
əˈʃɔr, əˈʃoʊrashore

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ashore(adverb)

    towards the shore from the water

    "we invited them ashore"


  1. ashore(Adverb)

    On the land as opposed to onboard

    Etymology: a- + shore

  2. ashore(Adverb)

    On, or towards the shore

    Etymology: a- + shore

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ashore(adverb)

    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

    Etymology: [Pref. a- + shore.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ashore

    a-shōr′, adv. on shore. [Prep. a, and Shore.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. ashore

    Aground, on land.--To go ashore, to disembark from a boat. Opposed to aboard.

Anagrams for ashore »

  1. ahorse, hoarse

  2. Ahorse

  3. Hoarse

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ashore in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ashore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of ashore in a Sentence

  1. Khairul Nova:

    The latest information we have is about 794 people were found in the middle of the sea and brought ashore by fishermen at 5 a. m., they are now in a warehouse by the port as a temporary arrangement.

  2. Jacqui McCullagh:

    Boats washed ashore, houses without roofs, windows smashed in, trees snapped in half, gum trees torn out of the ground and those that do remain standing, are bare and lifeless, the wind gusts were so ferocious, they sounded like freight trains passing by. The concrete walls were shaking non-stop all day.

  3. Mike Parker:

    We were just challenged 30 minutes ago and the challenge came from the Chinese navy, and I'm highly confident it came from ashore, this facility here.

  4. Joseph Thomas:

    Once we got it ashore with the help of another vessel, (the coastguard) scraped some of the goose barnacles off, and it just so happened the first place they scraped, they found the flag.

  5. Blaine Gibson:

    Mozambique is really separate from this -- even though it's on the Indian Ocean. I didn't come here to look for the plane, it was my 177th country to visit. I'm here as a tourist, but since I'm passionately interested in MH370, and I am on the Indian Ocean I thought, 'Why not take a boat out and ask some of the local people where stuff washed ashore from the open ocean?'.

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