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Definition 1: the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it - [noun denoting act]

Samples where coast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill
  • the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope

Synonyms for coast in the sense of this definition

(coast is a kind of ...) the act of changing location from one place to another

"police controlled the motion of the crowd" "the movement of people from the farms to the cities" "his move put him directly in my path"

(... is a kind of coast ) an unexpected slide

(... is a kind of coast ) the act of sliding down a snow-covered slope while standing on a snowboard

Definition 2: the area within view - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where coast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the coast is clear

(coast is a kind of ...) the visual percept of a region

"the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

Definition 3: the shore of a sea or ocean - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for coast in the sense of this definition

(coast is a kind of ...) the land along the edge of a body of water

(... is a kind of coast ) land near the sea that is overflowed by the tide

(... is a kind of coast ) the region of the shore of a lake or sea or ocean

(... is a kind of coast ) the shore of a sea or ocean regarded as a resort

(... is a kind of coast ) the seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)

(... is an instance of coast) a coast of the Pacific Ocean

(... is an instance of coast) a seashore of the Gulf of Mexico

(... is an instance of coast) a coast of the Atlantic Ocean

(... is an instance of coast) an ancient coastal region of northwestern Asia Minor (including Lesbos) where the Aeolians founded several cities around 1100 BC

(... is an instance of coast) the Mediterranean coast of northern Africa that was famous for its Moorish pirates

(coast is a part of ...) the part of the seashore between the highwater mark and the low-water mark

Definition 4: a slope down which sleds may coast - [noun denoting object]

Samples where coast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course

(coast is a kind of ...) an elevated geological formation

"he climbed the steep slope" "the house was built on the side of a mountain"

Definition 5: move effortlessly; by force of gravity - [verb of motion]

(coast is a kind of ...) move smoothly and effortlessly

(... is a kind of coast ) coast in a vehicle using the freewheel

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