high seas

noun

Definition of high seas

: the open part of a sea or ocean : the part of a sea or ocean that is away from land
  • The ship was attacked on the high seas.

Word by Word Definitions

high play
  1. : rising or extending upward a great distance : taller than average, usual, or expected

  2. : having a specified height or elevation : tall

  3. : situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. : at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

  2. : well, luxuriously

  1. : an elevated place or region: such as

  2. : hill, knoll

  3. : the space overhead : sky

sea play seas
  1. : a great body of salt water that covers much of the earth

  2. : a body of salt water of second rank more or less landlocked

  3. : ocean


HIGH SEAS Defined for Kids

high seas

noun plural

Definition of high seas for Students

: the part of a sea or ocean that is away from land

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