Thesaurus

cruise

noun

Synonyms of cruise

(Entry 1 of 2)

a journey over water in a vessel
  • took a luxury cruise for their first wedding anniversary

Synonyms for cruise

cruise

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of cruise (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move about from place to place aimlessly
  • the girls happily cruised around the mall for hours

Synonyms for cruise

Words Related to cruise

2 to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • she's been cruising through her daily physical therapy with remarkable ease

Synonyms for cruise

Words Related to cruise

Near Antonyms for cruise

Antonyms for cruise

3 to travel on water in a vessel
  • cruised to the Bahamas in their yacht

Synonyms for cruise

Words Related to cruise

Phrases Synonymous with cruise

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cruise

Time Traveler for cruise

Time Traveler

The first known use of cruise was in 1651

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Cruise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cruise. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on cruise

Dictionary: Definition of cruise

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with cruise

Spanish Central: Translation of cruise

Nglish: Translation of cruise for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of cruise for Arabic Speakers

Comments on cruise

What made you want to look up cruise? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a blooming wisteria tree
  • Which is a synonym of exiguous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!