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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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