Definitions of sail:
- noun: a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
- noun: an ocean trip taken for pleasure
- verb: traverse or travel by ship on (a body of water)
Example: "We sailed the Atlantic"
- verb: travel in a boat propelled by wind
Example: "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"
- verb: travel by boat on a boat propelled by wind or by other means
Example: "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"
- verb: move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions
Example: "Shreds of paper sailed through the air"
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