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Verb
Present participle for to begin a voyage, especially on water
“We must lodge and feed, for tomorrow we sail to unknown parts.”
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Present participle for to travel in a ship, boat, or other watercraft
“After the night dive, the crew would sail to the leeward side of a local island to anchor for the night.”
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Present participle for to navigate or control (a boat or ship)
“About thirty members of the crew stayed on board to help the Captain sail the ship to St. John's, Newfoundland, the nearest harbor.”
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Present participle for to proceed smoothly or in a stately or confident manner, literally or figuratively
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“Barring any last-minute surprises, the trio should sail smoothly through the process.”
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Present participle for to move rapidly in a given direction
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“He banked hard to the right and saw a spray of silver bullets sail past, just missing his propeller.”
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Present participle for to fly or ascend into the air
“The two guards on Lodan's shoulder watched the ball sail over their heads and turned to Wilt as he caught it and charged for the goal.”
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Present participle for to move along on the surface of a liquid or in the air
“The gloom would fade to darkness, and perhaps the moon would sail slowly above us.”
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Present participle for to travel, usually with some measurable distance
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Present participle for to travel to numerous islands in a short period of time
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Present participle for to move or glide through the air
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Present participle for to move or traverse over
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Present participle for to move through the water in a boat using oars or paddles
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Present participle for to oust, dismiss, or dispatch someone or something to another destination or location
Adjective
Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
Adjective
Moving at a high speed or velocity
Adjective
Tending, or appearing, to coast or glide
Adjective
Sailing aboard a ship
Adjective
On a boat on the ocean
Adjective
Buoyant in water
Noun
The act of traveling or navigating the seas or ocean
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