Another word for sail
Means of sailing a vessel
Sails include: mainsail, foresail, topsail, jib, spanker, ringsail, skysail, spritsail, staysail, fisherman staysail, topgallant, mizzen, fore topsail, fore staysail, fore trysail, fore royal, studdingsail, storm trysail, flying jib, outer jib, inner jib, working sails, light sails, kites, mizzen topsail, main topsail, upper main topsail, main staysail, fore skysail, mizzen topgallant, fore topgallant, trysail, mizzenroyal, balloon sail, spinnaker, spanker, balloon jib, crossjack, Genoa.
A journey by sailing vessel
To travel by sailing
cruise, voyage, bear in with the land, go alongside, bear down on, bear for, direct one's course for, set sail, put on sail, crowd sail, put to sea, sail away from, navigate, travel, make headway, mis-stay, lie in, make at, make for, heave to, lay in, lay for, fetch up, bring to, bear off, double a point, close with, back and fill, bear up for, run down, run in, put off, put in, gather way, hug the shore, plow the waves*, hang out the washing*, plow the deep*.
Another word for sailverb
To move swiftly:bolt, bucket, bustle, dart, dash, festinate, flash, fleet, flit, fly, haste, hasten, hurry, hustle, pelt2, race, rocket, run, rush, scoot, scour2, shoot, speed, sprint, tear1, trot, whirl, whisk, whiz, wing, zip, zoom. (Informal) hotfoot, rip. (Slang) barrel, highball. (Chiefly British) nip1. Idioms: get a move on, get cracking, go like lightning, go like the wind, hotfoot it, make haste, make time, make tracks, run like the wind, shake a leg, step (or jump) on it. See move
To pass quickly and lightly through the air:dart, float, fly, shoot, skim. See move
To move through the air with or as if with wings:flap, flit, flitter, flutter, fly, wing. See move
To proceed with ease, especially of expression:flow, glide, roll. See move