Shore-up



noun
1.
a supporting post or beam with auxiliary members, especially one placed obliquely against the side of a building, a ship in drydock, or the like; prop; strut.
verb (used with object), shored, shoring.
2.
to support by or as if by a shore or shores; prop (usually followed by up):
to shore up a roof; government subsidies to shore up falling corn prices.
noun
1.
the land along the edge of a sea, lake, or wide river related adjective littoral
2.

land, as opposed to water (esp in the phrase on shore)
(as modifier): shore duty

3.
(law) the tract of coastland lying between the ordinary marks of high and low water
4.
(often pl) a country: his native shores
verb
5.
(transitive) to move or drag (a boat) onto a shore
noun
1.
a prop, post, or beam used to support a wall, building, ship in dry dock, etc
verb
2.
(transitive) often foll by up. to prop or make safe with or as if with a shore
verb
1.
(Austral & NZ) a past tense of shear

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