WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
a•shore /əˈʃɔr/USA pronunciation   adv. 
  1. Naval Termsto or onto the shore:She swam ashore from the raft.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
a•shore  (ə shôr, ə shōr),USA pronunciation adv. 
  1. Naval Termsto the shore;
    onto the shore:The schooner was driven ashore.
  2. Naval Termson the shore;
    on land rather than at sea or on the water:The captain has been ashore for two hours.
  • a-1 + shore1 1580–90

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

ashore /əˈʃɔː/ adv
  1. towards or onto land from the water
adj , adv (postpositive)
  1. on land, having come from the water: a day ashore before sailing

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