Definition of Shoreward

1. Adjective. (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land. "Sheltered from seaward winds"

Exact synonyms: Inshore, Onshore, Seaward
Antonyms: Offshore



Definition of Shoreward

1. adv. Toward the shore.

Definition of Shoreward

1. Adjective. In the direction of the shoreline, relatively speaking. ¹

2. Adjective. which faces the shore ¹

3. Adverb. toward the shore ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shoreward

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoreward

shored
shoreface
shorefront
shorefronts
shorelark
shoreless
shorelike
shoreline
shorelines
shoreman
shoremen
shorer
shorers
shores
shoreside
shoreward (current term)
shorewards
shoreweed
shoreweeds
shoring
shoring up
shorings
shorl
shorlaceous
shorling
shorls
shorn
short(p)
short-acting

Literary usage of Shoreward

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1. The ├ćneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Yet my men Furled sail and shoreward veered the pointing prow The port receding from the orient wave Is curved into a bow; on either side The jutting ..."

2. Transactions by Colonial Society of Massachusetts (1920)
"In addition, he gives twice what appears to be an original drawing of the shoreward slope of the rock with its markings.2 He makes mention also of a "Sea ..."

3. Translations by George William Lyttelton Lyttelton, William Ewart Gladstone (1863)
"he said, and pointed toward the land: " This mountain wave will roll us shoreward soon." In the afternoon they came unto a land, In which it seemed always ..."

4. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Staistical by Francis Hindes Groome (1883)
"Its principal streets run parallel to the bay, with others crossing at right angles ; and recent shoreward improvements and northward extensions have always ..."

5. Hellenica: A Collection of Essays on Greek Poetry, Philosophy, History, and by Evelyn Abbott (1880)
"But he who sails among the isles of Greece may still note around sea-girt Delos " the dark wave welling shoreward beneath the shrill and breezy air;"' he ..."

6. Hellenica: essays on Greek poetry, philosophy, history and religion, ed. by by Hellenica, Evelyn Abbott (1880)
"But he who sails among i: isles of Greece may still note around sea-girt Delos " the dark- wave welling shoreward beneath the shrill and breezy air; ..."

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