Definitions of sail

The word "sail" uses 4 letters: ails.

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n. - An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels through the water. 2

n. - Anything resembling a sail, or regarded as a sail. 2

n. - A wing; a van. 2

n. - The extended surface of the arm of a windmill. 2

n. - A sailing vessel; a vessel of any kind; a craft. 2

n. - A passage by a sailing vessel; a journey or excursion upon the water. 2

n. - To be impelled or driven forward by the action of wind upon sails, as a ship on water; to be impelled on a body of water by the action of steam or other power. 2

n. - To move through or on the water; to swim, as a fish or a water fowl. 2

n. - To be conveyed in a vessel on water; to pass by water; as, they sailed from London to Canton. 2

n. - To set sail; to begin a voyage. 2

n. - To move smoothly through the air; to glide through the air without apparent exertion, as a bird. 2

v. t. - To pass or move upon, as in a ship, by means of sails; hence, to move or journey upon (the water) by means of steam or other force. 2

v. t. - To fly through; to glide or move smoothly through. 2

v. t. - To direct or manage the motion of, as a vessel; as, to sail one's own ship. 2

Direct anagrams of sail:

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after sail (in bold), or to ails in any order:


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