coast Definition

  • 1the part of the land that is near the sea
  • 2to move without power or effort, using the natural movement of a surface

Using coast: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "coast" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    We drove along the coast to see the ocean.

  • Example

    The boat coasted along the waves.

  • Example

    He coasted to victory in the race.

  • Example

    The car coasted down the hill.

coast Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for coast

  • inland

Phrases with coast

  • it is safe to proceed with something because there is no danger or obstacle in the way


    The coast is clear, we can sneak out now.

  • coast-to-coast

    extending from one side of the country to the other


    The TV network broadcasted the game coast-to-coast.

  • the region of the United States that is on the Pacific Ocean, including California, Oregon, and Washington


    She moved to the West Coast to pursue her career.


Summary: coast in Brief

The term 'coast' [koʊst] refers to the land near the sea and the act of moving without power or effort. Examples include driving along the coast to see the ocean, and the boat coasting along the waves. Phrases like 'coast is clear' denote safety, while 'coast-to-coast' refers to extending from one side of the country to the other.

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