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


part of speech: verb

inflections: beaches, beaching, beached

definition: to pull or drive from the water onto the beach and cause to be stuck there.

  • The hurricane beached many boats.

synonyms: strand