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  • sure (in some dialects)

Noun

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Singular
shore

Plural
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shore ({{{1}}})
  1. the land on or near a waterline such as a sea shore or lake shore
  2. the land
    The seamen were serving on shore instead of in ships.
  3. a prop or strut supporting the weight or flooring above it
    The shores stayed upright during the earthquake.

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Verb

Infinitive
to shore

Third person singular
shor

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to shore (third-person singular simple present shor, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To provide support in some way
    My family shored me up after I failed the GED.
    The workers were shoring up the dock after it fell into the water.

Verb

shore

  1. (obsolete) Simple past of shear.

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