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Definitions of seal:
  • noun:   any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions
  • noun:   a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
  • noun:   fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure
  • noun:   a finishing coat applied to exclude moisture
  • noun:   a stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it)
    Example: "The warrant bore the sheriff's seal"
  • noun:   the pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal
    Example: "A coat of seal"
  • noun:   fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
  • noun:   an indication of approved or superior status
  • noun:   a member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare
    Example: "SEAL is an acronym for Sea Air and Land"
  • verb:   decide irrevocably
    Example: "Sealing dooms"
  • verb:   hunt seals
  • verb:   close with or as if with a seal
    Example: "She sealed the letter with hot wax"
  • verb:   make tight; secure against leakage
    Example: "Seal the windows"
  • verb:   affix a seal to
    Example: "Seal the letter"
  • verb:   cover with varnish
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 20000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2728)

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