14 Definitions of Sail

The meaning of the word sail, the definition of Sail:

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.

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

n. - A wing; a van.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

The word "sail" uses 4 letters: A I L S

Direct anagrams of sail:

ails sial

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

a - alias salai   b - bails basil   c - laics salic   d - dials   e - aisle   f - alifs fails   g - glias   h - hails   j - jails   k - kails   l - allis   m - limas mails salmi simal   n - anils nails slain snail   p - lapis pails spail   r - arils lairs laris liars liras rails rials   s - sails sials sisal   t - alist litas tails   v - silva vails vials   w - swail wails   x - axils   y - islay  

Shorter words found within sail:

ai ail ais al als as il is la las li lis sal si

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