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Verb
Move smoothly and rapidly or in a stately or confident manner
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“Barring any last-minute surprises, the trio should sail smoothly through the process.”
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To begin a voyage
“The cruise ship Aurora was last night due to sail on her next voyage, just hours after docking in Southampton.”
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Travel in a ship or boat using sails or engine power
“After the exercise the ship will sail to Palermo where she will berth with the rest of the STANAVFORMED warships.”
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Travel in a boat with sails, especially as a sport or recreation
“I christened her Gazelle, learned to sail on her, and took my wife and children sailing nearly every weekend.”
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To navigate or control (a boat or ship)
“Mr and Mrs Roger-Lund and their 16-year-old son, Lee, plan to sail the yacht in the Cape to Rio race in 1976.”
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To move smoothly and rapidly or in a stately or confident manner
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“A pencil sailed past his ear.”
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To move smoothly and rapidly or in a stately or confident manner
“The ball sailed high into the air.”
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To travel, usually with some measurable distance
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Ship out
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To travel to numerous islands in a short period of time
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To begin to move in a given direction
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Proceed without effort to achieve something
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To move or traverse over
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To move through the water in a boat using oars or paddles
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A piece of material extended on a mast to catch the wind and propel a boat or ship or other vessel
“I knew it was coming to rescue us so I took down the sail and mast, took up the centerboard and brought in the rudder and lashed it all secure.”
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A long journey involving travel by sea
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A ship with masts and sails, powered by the wind
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An easy victory
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The flat functional end of a propeller, oar, hockey stick, screwdriver, skate, etc.
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