shore up[ shawr, shohr ]SEE DEFINITION OF shore up
Synonyms for shore up
- add to
- build up
- add fuel to fire
- back up
- beef up
- heat up
- lend a hand
- pick up
- prop up
- punch up
- soup up
- stand up for
Antonyms for shore up
- let down
- play down
- take away
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHORE UP
Some one shore up and busted him a plenty with a soft-nose thirty.
It puts me in mind of one of the juttings of the shore up there.
Can we shore up the timbers—or shall we have to begin to build a new house?
We then rowed in smoother water along the shore up to our camping-place.
It was not even possible to shore up the wagon beds so they might be dry.
I thought of that—I thought of every mortal thing; but can you shore up a bulkhead in five minutes—or in fifty for that matter?
He borrowed all the crew to shore up the cylinders with spars and blocks from the bottom and sides of the ship.
"My orders is to dig down sixteen feet and shore up the sides as I deepens," said Jones.
The men of that country are working night and day to shore up the levees until the floods subside.
We learned that there is always a narrow strip of water between the ice and the shore up and down the coast at that season.