What does onshore mean?

Definitions for onshoreˈɒnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr, ˈɔn-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word onshore.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inshore, onshore, seaward, shoreward(adj)

    (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land

    "an inshore breeze"; "an onshore gale"; "sheltered from seaward winds"

  2. onshore(adverb)

    on the edge of the land

    "an onshore lighthouse"

  3. onshore(adverb)

    on or toward the land

    "they were living onshore"


  1. onshore(Verb)

    To relocate production, services or jobs to lower-cost locations in the same country.

  2. onshore(Adverb)

    from the sea towards the land

  3. onshore(Adjective)

    moving from the sea towards the land

  4. onshore(Adjective)

    positioned on or near the shore


  1. Onshore

    Onshore, when used relative to hydrocarbons, refers to an oil, natural gas or condensate field that is under dry land or to activities or operations carried out in relation to such a field.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Onshore

    on′shōr, adj. toward the land.

Anagrams for onshore »

  1. heroons, noshore


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of onshore in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of onshore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hashem Hashem:

    All those 120 rigs are onshore.

  2. Leta Smith:

    People need to look onshore first, and they will.

  3. Mervyn Teo:

    China is still experiencing an onshore debt boom.

  4. Finance Minister Michael Noonan:

    I think they are bringing a lot of intellectual property onshore too, but that's less clear.

  5. Liao Qun:

    The gap between CNH (offshore) and CNY (onshore) will be widened to 500-600 pips again in the coming months.

Images & Illustrations of onshore

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