Beach - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |biːtʃ|  American pronunciation of the word beach
Brit.  |biːtʃ|  British pronunciation of the word beach


- an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake


- land on a beach


We spent the day at the beach.

...she loves walking along the beach, looking for shells that the waves cast up...

The pirates beached the ship on the island.

the ship beached near the port

Just think—in two days we'll be on vacation, lying on the beach.

They last went to the beach in June.

We are going to the beach for the last week of the summer.

The beach is open to the public.

I spent my summer at the beach.

It's a two-hour drive to the beach.

We walked along the beach.

Relaxing on the beach and watching the sunset is one of life's simple pleasures.

The cottage is just steps from the beach.

We had to stop to ask for directions to the beach.

...from sailing to snorkeling, each day we sported at a different activity offered by the beach resort...

Word forms

I/you/we/they: beach
he/she/it: beaches
present participle: beaching
past tense: beached
past participle: beached
singular: beach
plural: beaches
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