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noun as in border by water

verb as in glide along without much effort

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Endangered humpback dolphins have been spotted in Abu Dhabi and other varieties off the coast of Lagos.

From Ozy

Michael had sold the place and moved to the coast a few years earlier.

From Fortune

Ice near the heart of the continent today creeps coastward at less than 10 meters per year, while ice close to the coast picks up the pace, traveling up to a few kilometers per year.

Most of the funding goes to the coasts, as opposed to the center of the country.

From Ozy

Back east, where he grew up, the highways weren't this bad, but that's what you pay to live on the best coast, as his grom friends always say.

Groups like the Crips and MS-13 have spread from coast to coast, and even abroad.

This approach would greatly limit his appeal beyond the Northeast and the west coast.

There are still large tracts of the island, particularly on the north coast, that are undeveloped.

So too does Inherent Vice, which is something like a love letter written in pot smoke to the Gold Coast.

White King Soap sponsored the show on the West Coast, and Beech-Nut Gum in the East.

Two Battalions racing due North along the coast and foothills with levelled bayonets.

Every day they are gaining more strength, as is seen by the presence of so many of them on this coast.

New France has an exceedingly varied sea-coast, indented by bays and rivers, broken and irregular.

A traveler coming, wet and cold, into a country ale-house on the coast of Kent, found the fire completely blockaded.

Their territory extended 400 miles on the Atlantic coast, and "from the Atlantic westward to the South sea."


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coast, such as: bank, beach, coastline, seaboard, shore, and shoreline.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.