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  Words related to sail

Related / Similar Words: cruise, canvas, canvass, sheet, voyage, navigate, sweep

 

Definition:
  • an ocean trip taken for pleasure;
  • a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel;
  • travel by boat on a boat propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow";
  • traverse or travel by ship on (a body of water); "We sailed the Atlantic"; "He sailed the Pacific all alone";
  • move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions; "The diva swept into the room"; "Shreds of paper sailed through the air"; "The searchlights swept across the sky";
  • travel in a boat propelled by wind; "I love sailing, especially on the open sea";

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    See Also: breeze through, ace, pass with flying colors, sweep through, sail through, nail

     

    Hyponyms: balloon sail, crossjack, mizzen course, fore-and-aft sail, foresail, headsail, mainsail, main-topsail, press of sail, press of canvas, royal, save-all, skysail, square sail, topgallant, topgallant sail, topsail, astrogate, cruise, swan, run, luff, point, weather, beat, scud, rack, outpoint, tack, wear round, wear ship, jibe, gybe, jib, change course

     

    Grouped Verbs: brush, sweep

     

    Part Meronyms: sailing vessel, sailing ship

     

    Derivational Morphology: voyage, navigate, cruise, navigation, ocean trip, voyager, canvas, canvass, sheet, bluejacket, navy man, sailor, sailor boy, crewman, sweep, sailing

     

    Anagrams: sial

     

    Language Translations:
    Danish: sejl and sejle   Dutch: zeil and zeilen  
    Finnish: liitää and purje and purjehtia   French: naviger à voile and voler  
    German: Segel and segeln   Greek: πανί and πλέω and αρμενίζω  
    Icelandic: segl and sigla   Italian: navigare a vela and vela and veleggiare  
    Korean:   Latin: navigo and velum  
    Norwegian: seil and seile   Polish: żagiel  
    Portuguese: vela and velejar   Romanian: naviga and velă  
    Serbian: jedro   Slovene: jadrati and jadro  
    Spanish: vela   Swedish: segel and segla  
    Telugu: తెరచాప   Welsh: hwyl  
     
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