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Verb
Present participle for move smoothly and rapidly or in a stately or confident manner
“Barring any last-minute surprises, the trio should sail smoothly through the process.”
Verb
Present participle for to begin a voyage
“The cruise ship Aurora was last night due to sail on her next voyage, just hours after docking in Southampton.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
“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.”
Verb
“A pencil sailed past his ear.”
Verb
“The ball sailed high into the air.”
Adjective
Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
Noun
Traveling, guiding along route, often over water
Noun
The activity of going out onto a body of water in a boat
Noun
A journey, especially over long distances
Adjective
Noun
Noun
Adjective
Noun
A long journey involving travel by sea or in space
Adverb
Aboard ship
Adjective
On a boat on the ocean
Noun
The action of leaving, especially to start a journey
Adjective
Not settled permanently; fluctuating or variable
Noun
A voyage on a ship or boat taken for pleasure or as a holiday and usually calling in at several places
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