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(noun, verb)


There are 7 meanings of the word Sail.

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Sail - as a noun

A large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

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piece of clothpiece of material
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An ocean trip taken for pleasure

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Any structure that resembles a sail

Sail - as a verb

Traverse or travel on (a body of water)

Example: "We sailed the atlantic"

Move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions

Example: "The diva swept into the room"

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Travel on water propelled by wind

Example: "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"

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Travel on water propelled by wind or by other means

Example: "The qe2 will sail to southampton tomorrow"

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Example Sentences

"We will sail to the Caribbean for our vacation."
"The boat sailed gracefully across the lake."
"They sailed around the world in a small yacht."
"He loves to sail in his free time."
"The ship sailed through rough waters during the storm."
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Word Game Points

Is SAIL a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, sail is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

SAIL has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

Is SAIL a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, sail is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
SAIL has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 5.

Is SAIL a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, sail is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
SAIL has a WORDFEUD points total of 4.

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