What is another word for Sailed?

Pronunciation: [sˈe͡ɪld] (IPA)

Sailed is a verb that describes the act of traveling over water by boat or ship. Synonyms for sailed include navigated, cruised, floated, voyaged, steamed, paddled, rowed, and skimmed. When you want to describe a specific type of sailing, you can use more specific verbs like tacked, jibed, or trimmed. If you want to describe how the boat moved instead of how it traveled, you could use synonyms like drifted, glided, or coasted. Depending on the context, certain synonyms may be more appropriate than others. For example, you might describe a leisurely trip as cruising, but a more intense journey as navigating.

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Usage examples for Sailed

In other words, standing in the center of the compass and looking toward the circumference, you would find that every true course you Sailed would be three points to the right of the compass course.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
Under the course just found and opposite the real difference of Latitude, will be found the distance Sailed in the distance column.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
Add to this the log of the real difference of latitude, and if the result is more than 10, subtract 10. This result will be the log of the distance Sailed.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper

Famous quotes with Sailed

  • Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long.
    Christopher Columbus
  • Only one ship is seeking us, a black- Sailed unfamiliar, towing at her back A huge and birdless silence. In her wake No waters breed or break.
    Philip Larkin

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