seafaring

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noun sea·far·ing \-ˌfer-iŋ\

Definition of seafaring

  1. :  the use of the sea for travel or transportation

seafaring

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Examples of seafaring in a sentence

  1. He began a life of seafaring.

1592

First Known Use of seafaring

1592


SEAFARING Defined for English Language Learners

seafaring

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noun sea·far·ing \-ˌfer-iŋ\

Definition of seafaring for English Language Learners

  • : the activity of traveling on the sea especially while working on a boat or a ship


SEAFARING Defined for Kids

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seafaring

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adjective sea·far·ing \ˈsē-ˌfer-iŋ\

Definition of seafaring for Students

  1. :  of or employed in sailing


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seafaring

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noun sea·far·ing

Definition of seafaring for Students

  1. :  sailing on the sea as work or as recreation



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