Onshore vs Inland - What's the difference?

onshore | inland |


As an adjective onshore

is moving from the sea towards the land.

As an adverb onshore

is from the sea towards the land.

As a verb onshore

is (management) to relocate production, services or jobs to lower-cost locations in the same country.

As a noun inland is

homeland, as opposed to foreign country; in composites: domestic.

onshore

English

Alternative forms

* on-shore

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • moving from the sea towards the land
  • positioned on or near the shore
  • Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • from the sea towards the land
  • Verb

    (onshor)
  • (management) To relocate production, services or jobs to lower-cost locations in the same country.
  • See also

    * noshore * offshore

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    inland

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.
  • :* This wide inland sea. .
  • :* From inland regions to the distant main. .
  • Limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as, inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc.
  • Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreign; as, an inland bill of exchange.
  • Noun

    (-)
  • The interior part of a country. Shakespeare
  • Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast. Cook .
  • :* The greatest waves of population have rolled inland from the east. .