1. someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another

    Synonyms : disciple
    Type Of : follower
  2. sticking fast


  1. arrive on shore

    Synonyms : land, set ashore
    Type Of : arrive, come, get
  2. support by placing against something solid or rigid

    Synonyms : prop, prop up, shore up
    Type Of : support, hold, hold up, sustain
    Examples :
    • shore and buttress an old building
  3. a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support

    Synonyms : shoring
    Type Of : beam
  4. serve as a shore to

    Type Of : bound, border
    Examples :
    • The river was shored by trees
  5. the land along the edge of a body of water

    Type Of : geological formation, formation


  1. everyone being of one mind

    Type Of : accord, agreement


  1. people in general considered as a whole

    Synonyms : populace, world
    Type Of : people
    Examples :
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  2. a body of people sharing some common interest

    Type Of : body
    Examples :
    • the reading public
  3. affecting the people or community as a whole

    Examples :
    • the public welfare
  4. not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole

    Antonyms : private
    Examples :
    • the public good
    • public libraries
    • public funds
    • public parks
    • a public scandal
    • public gardens
    • performers and members of royal families are public figures


  1. English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)

    Synonyms : virginia wade
  2. walk (through relatively shallow water)

    Type Of : walk
    Examples :
    • Can we wade across the river to the other side?


  1. have the idea for

    Synonyms : conceive, conceptualise, conceptualize
    Type Of : create mentally, create by mental act
  2. be pregnant with

    Synonyms : bear, carry, expect, have a bun in the oven
    Type Of : birth, have, deliver, bear, give birth


  1. great merriment

    Synonyms : glee, gleefulness, mirth, mirthfulness
    Type Of : gaiety, merriment


  1. used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis


  1. (computer science) the format of sectors on the surface of a hard disk drive so that the operating system can access them and setting a starting position

    Synonyms : initialisation, low-level formatting
    Type Of : data format, data formatting, format, formatting


  1. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

    Synonyms : insurrection, rebellion, rising, uprising
    Type Of : struggle, conflict, battle
  2. cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of

    Synonyms : churn up, disgust, nauseate, sicken
    Type Of : repulse, repel
  3. fill with distaste

    Synonyms : disgust, gross out, repel
    Type Of : stimulate, stir, excite
  4. make revolution

    Type Of : arise, rebel, rise, rise up
    Examples :
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again