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Definition of "ashore" []

  • To or onto the shore: driven ashore by the wind. (adverb)
  • On land: spent the day ashore. (adverb)
  • Towards or onto land from the water (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • On land, having come from the water (adverb)

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Use "ashore" in a sentence
  • "The last Saturday night in September, Timothy Farris shut down his Godfather's Pizza restaurant here in this small Gulf Coast beach town, a victim, he says, of the dismal tourist slump that accompanied oil and tar balls washing ashore from the giant BP spill."
  • "And ... that's all; I put my eggs ashore from the boat at Dawson."
  • "Daughtry even encouraged this exchange of facial amenities for the purpose of deterring him from ever hoping to win ashore to the village of his birth."