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beach

beach

 
pronunciation:
bich
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: the land at the edge of a lake, ocean, or other body of water. A beach slopes gently toward the water and usually has sand or pebbles.
 
synonyms:
shore
similar words:
coast, seacoast, seashore
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: beached, beaches, beaching
definition: to pull or drive from the water onto the beach and cause to be stuck there.
The hurricane beached many boats.
synonyms:
strand
similar words:
ground
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Are you looking for the word beech (a kind of tree)? Beach and beech sound alike but have different meanings.
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