Meaning of 'coast'

Find the meaning of the word ‘coast’

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Meaning of ‘coast’

5 definitions found.



the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it

Synonyms: glide


the area within view

Example: "the coast is clear"


a slope down which sleds may coast

Example: "when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course"


the shore of a sea or ocean

Synonyms: seashore seacoast sea-coast


to move effortlessly

Example: "I coasted down the road at 7am, before the traffic started."

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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