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sails

verb
present tense third-person singular of sail

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to travel on water in a vessel
  • I can't sail when there's any breeze at all because I get seasick easily

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2 to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • sailed through the latest assignment

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3 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air
  • a leaf sailed by, carried by the breeze

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sails

noun
plural of sail

Synonyms of sails (Entry 2 of 2)

a journey over water in a vessel
  • we went for a brief sail on the bay to relax

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“Sails.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sails. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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