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Another word for sail

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Verb
  1. To move swiftly

      1. To check or cut off the growth or development of:
      2. To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
      3. To move quickly; dart.
      1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
      2. To move ahead at full speed.
      1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
      2. (Informal) To go at high speed
      3. To move or progress rapidly:
      1. To cut, tear apart, or tear away roughly or energetically.
      2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
      3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
      1. (Informal) In great haste
      2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
      3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
      1. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
      2. To move while making such a sound:
      3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
      1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
      2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
      3. To cause to move with speed and force:
      1. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
      2. To carry or transport by flying:
      3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
      1. To throw or spin rapidly:
      2. To move or do something quickly:
      3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
      1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
      2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
      3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
      1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
      2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
      3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
      1. To cause to move at a trot.
      2. To cause to go at a trot
      3. To move quickly; hurry; run
      1. To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
      2. To become torn:
      3. To move violently or with speed; dash
      1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
      2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
      1. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
      2. To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
      3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
      1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
      2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
      3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
      1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
      2. To move swiftly; scurry.
      3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
      1. To ride on a scooter.
      2. To move or slide (something) quickly
      3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
      1. To cause to move rapidly:
      2. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
      3. (Football) To run with (the ball) after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
      1. To do or perform by or as by running
      2. To subject oneself or be subjected to:
      3. To have dye spread or dissolve:
      1. To carry by means of a rocket.
      2. To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
      3. To soar or rise rapidly:
      1. To move rapidly or at top speed:
      2. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
      3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
      1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
      2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
      3. To move at a vigorous gait:
      1. To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
      2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
      3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
      1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
      2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
      3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
      1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
      2. To move in a quick fashion.
      3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
      1. (Rare) hasten
      2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
      1. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
      2. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
      3. To run away from; flee from; avoid
      1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
      2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
      3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
      1. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
      2. To move swiftly; flit; fly
      3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
      1. To appear or occur suddenly:
      2. To move or proceed rapidly:
      3. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
      1. To hasten.
      2. To hurry; speed
      1. To throw so as to break; smash
      2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
      3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
      1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
      2. To move suddenly and fast
      3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
      1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
      2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
      3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
      1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
      2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
      3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
      1. (Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
      2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
      3. To start suddenly and run away:
  2. To pass quickly and lightly through the air

      1. To read or glance through (a book, for example) quickly or superficially.
      2. To move along swiftly and lightly over a surface, through space, etc.; glide; sail
      3. To look at hastily or carelessly; glance through (a book, etc.) without reading word for word
      1. To hit, wound, kill, or destroy with a bullet, arrow, etc.
      2. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
      3. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
      1. To avoid; shun:
      2. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
      3. To cause to fly or float in the air:
      1. To be suspended in or move through space as if supported by a liquid.
      2. To bring to the surface and cause to stay there
      3. To move easily or lightly:
      1. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
      2. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
      3. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
    See also:

    move

  3. To move through the air with or as if with wings

      1. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
      2. To wound, as with a bullet, in the wing, arm, etc.
      3. To strike or wound in a wing or an appendage:
      1. To cause to fly or float in the air:
      2. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
      3. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
      1. To flap the wings without flying.
      2. To move restlessly; bustle
      3. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
      1. To flutter or quiver
      2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another
      3. To move about rapidly and nimbly
      1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
      2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
      3. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
      1. To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
      2. To move (wings or arms, for example) up and down.
      3. To hang down as a flap
    See also:

    move

  4. To proceed with ease, especially of expression

      1. To flow, as water, in a full swelling or sweeping motion
      2. To be carried in a flow
      3. To spread, compress, or flatten by applying pressure with a roller:
      1. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
      2. To move in a smooth, effortless manner:
      3. To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
      1. (Geol.) To change in shape under pressure without breaking or splitting, as ice in a glacier or rocks deep in the earth
      2. To release as a flow:
      3. (Archaic) To cause to flow
    See also:

    move

Idioms:

    sail in

  1. To start work on vigorously

Another word for sail

Noun
  1. Means of sailing a vessel

      1. A small piece of cloth for dusting, cleaning, washing, etc.
      2. Cloth converted to pulp for making paper.
      3. A scrap of cloth.
      1. A piece of such fabric for a specific use
      2. (Nautical) Canvas.
      3. A woven, knitted, or pressed fabric of fibrous material, as cotton, wool, silk, hair, or synthetic fibers
      1. Any of various strong, often sheer cotton fabrics of plain weave, esp., a heavy variety used for sheets, pillowcases, etc.
      2. Any of various sturdy cotton fabrics of plain weave.
      1. A piece of such fabric on which a painting, especially an oil painting, is executed.
      2. A closely woven, coarse cloth of hemp, cotton, or linen, often unbleached, used for tents, sails, etc.
      3. A painting executed on such fabric.
      1. (Plural only) Collective noun meaning a large amount, when used of rain, or other precipitation.
      2. Plural form of sheet
      1. A broad, flat, continuous surface or expanse:
      2. A broad, thin, usually rectangular mass or piece of material, such as paper, metal, glass, or plywood.
      3. A moving expanse:
  2. A journey by sailing vessel

      1. A certain way of life or situation:
      2. An intense, stimulating, or exciting experience:
      3. A going from one place to another; a journey.
      1. A surname​.
      2. The act or an instance of cruising, especially a sea voyage for pleasure.
      3. The action of cruising; esp., a cruising voyage by ship, often, specif., one taken for pleasure on a cruise ship
      1. A relatively long journey or passage by water or, formerly, by land
      2. The events of a journey of exploration or discovery considered as material for a narrative.
      3. A long journey to a foreign or distant place, especially by sea.
    See also:

    journey

Verb
  1. To travel by sailing

  2. To fly

      1. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
      2. To move in a smooth, effortless manner:
      3. To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
      1. To coat or cover with a thin layer
      2. To move along swiftly and lightly over a surface, through space, etc.; glide; sail
      3. To move or pass swiftly and lightly over or near a surface; glide.
      1. To rise well above the usual or ordinary level or bounds; be elevated
      2. To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level:
      3. To glide along without engine power, maintaining or gaining altitude on currents of air
      1. To drift or move slowly or easily on water, in air, etc.
      2. To stay on the surface of a liquid or suspended near the surface
      3. To put into the water; launch:

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