ashore

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a- +‎ shore

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ashore (not comparable)

  1. (nautical) On the land as opposed to onboard
  2. (nautical) On, or towards the shore

Usage notes[edit]

  • When a ship collides with the shore it is said to have run ashore; when a ship collides with a submerged object, such as a reef or sandbar, it is said to have run aground.

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