What is the difference between seashore and beach?

seashore | beach |


As nouns the difference between seashore and beach

is that seashore is the coastal land bordering a sea or an ocean while beach is the shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.

As a verb beach is

to run (something) aground on a beach.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

seashore

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The coastal land bordering a sea or an ocean.
  • The foreshore, the strip of land between low water and high water.
  • Synonyms

    * (land bordering the sea) seacoast, sea marge * (strip between high and low water marks) foreshore, intertidal zone, littoral

    Hypernyms

    * (land bordering the sea) shore, coast

    Anagrams

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    beach

    English

    (wikipedia beach)

    Noun

    (es)
  • The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.
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  • (rft-sense) A horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water.
  • *
  • The loose pebbles of the seashore, especially worn by waves; shingle.
  • Synonyms

    * * (horizontal strip of land adjoining water) sand, strand, backshore

    Derived terms

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    Verb

    (es)
  • To run (something) aground on a beach.
  • Synonyms

    * strand

    Derived terms

    * unbeached