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Etymology

From Middle English and Old French coste, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] costa

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Noun

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Singular
coast

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coast ({{{1}}})
  1. The shoreline or oceanfront.

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Verb

Infinitive
to coast

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to coast (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To glide along with no added energy.
    When I ran out of gas, fortunately I managed to coast into a nearby gas station.
  2. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To sail along a coast
  3. Applied to human behavior, to make a minimal effort, to continue to do something in a routine way. This implies lack of initiative and effort.

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