from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. To or onto the shore: driven ashore by the wind.
- adv. On land: spent the day ashore.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. On the land as opposed to onboard
- adv. On, or towards the shore
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. On shore or on land; on the land adjacent to water; to the shore; to the land; aground (when applied to a ship); -- sometimes opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- On shore; on or to the land adjacent to water: as, bring the goods ashore; the ship was driven ashore.
- On land: opposed to aboard or afloat: as, the captain of the ship remained ashore.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. towards the shore from the water
a- + shore (Wiktionary)