coast [kohst] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||glide along without much effort|
|Synonyms:||cruise, drift, float, freewheel, get by, ride on current, sail, skate, slide, smooth along, taxi|
|Notes:||the difference between a coast and the shore is the coast is the seaward limit of the land and the shore is the landward limit of the sea
shore is the general word for an edge of land directly bordering a body of water; coast is limited to land along a sea or ocean
|Part of Speech:||noun, verb|
|Category:||2. Transfer of Property|
transfer, convey; alienate, alien; assign; grant (confer); consign; make over, hand over; pass, hand, transmit, negotiate; hand down; exchange(interchange)., change hands, change hands from one to another; devolve, succeed; come into possession (acquire)., abalienate; disinherit; dispossess; substitute.
estate coming into possession.
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