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sail

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sail

  1. a journey over water in a vessel we went for a brief sail on the bay to relax Synonyms crossing, cruise, passage, voyage


sail

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sail

  1. 1 to travel on water in a vessel I can't sail when there's any breeze at all because I get seasick easily Synonyms boat, cruise, ferry, navigate, ship (out), voyage Related Words canoe, kayak, yacht; coast Phrases make sail, take ship

  2. 2 to move or proceed smoothly and readily sailed through the latest assignment Synonyms bowl, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, roll, flow, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, whiskRelated Words fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms flounder, struggle

  3. 3 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air a leaf sailed by, carried by the breeze Synonyms drift, glide, hang, hover, poise, ride, float, swim, waftRelated Words bob, dangle, suspend; buoy; balloon, raftNear Antonyms dive, lunge, plunge; dip, immerse, submerge, submerseAntonyms settle, sink



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