part of speech: noun

definition 1: the land next to the ocean; seashore.

  • It’s beautiful to drive along the coast at sunset.

synonyms: seacoast, seashore

definition 2: the region of a country or continent that lies along an ocean.

  • California is on America’s west coast.
  • The ship sailed from the east coast of China to Hawaii.

synonyms: seaboard

 

part of speech: verb

inflections: coasts, coasting, coasted

definition 1: to slide down a hill.

  • The children coasted in the park on their new sleds.
  • See a movie for this meaning

synonyms: slide

definition 2: to move without effort or energy.

  • When the car ran out of gas, we coasted to the nearest gas station.

synonyms: glide, slide

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