What is another word for oceans?

Pronunciation: [ˈə͡ʊʃənz] (IPA)

Ocean is a vast water body that covers almost three-quarters of the Earth's surface. There are five main oceans - the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Southern, and Arctic; each contributing to the planet's ecosystem and affecting the climate. However, many different terms can be used to describe the ocean, such as sea, deep blue sea, briny deep, the blue, saltwater, and many more. Some significant factors that influence the naming of oceans are their location, size, temperature, and color. Synonyms of oceans can be used in storytelling, poetry, or even in daily conversations to give a new perspective on the world's largest water bodies and their diversity.

What are the paraphrases for Oceans?

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What are the hypernyms for Oceans?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    saltwater, sea, waterbodies, Bodies of liquid, natural bodies of water.

Usage examples for Oceans

I've oceans of time before dinner.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
Think of the two great oceans being brought so near together!
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
I have oceans of time, and I'm not disturbed!
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

Famous quotes with Oceans

  • Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
    Spiro T. Agnew
  • If you compare NASA's annual budget to explore the heavens, that one year budget would fund NOAA's budget to explore the oceans for 1,600 years.
    Robert Ballard
  • If man doesn't learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct.
    Peter Benchley
  • Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans, and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.
    Peter Benchley
  • Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth.
    Peter Benchley

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