Seaworthy Sea"wor`thy, a. Fit for a voyage; worthy of being trusted to transport a cargo with safety; as, a seaworthy ship. [1913 Webster]

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  • seaworthy — seaworthy; un·seaworthy; …   English syllables

  • seaworthy — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a boat) in a good enough condition to sail on the sea. DERIVATIVES seaworthiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • seaworthy — [sē′wʉr΄thē] adj. fit to travel in on the open sea; sturdy: said of a ship seaworthiness n …   English World dictionary

  • seaworthy — [[t]si͟ːwɜː(r)ði[/t]] ADJ GRADED A ship or boat which is seaworthy is fit to travel at sea. The ship was completely seaworthy. ...a seaworthy boat. Derived words: seaworthiness N UNCOUNT It didn t reach required standards of safety and… …   English dictionary

  • seaworthy — Ability to withstand ordinary stress of wind, waves and other weather which the vessel might normally be expected to encounter. Miles v. Royal Indem. Co., Tex.Civ.App., 589 S.W.2d 725, 729. This adjective, as applied to a vessel, signifies that… …   Black's law dictionary

  • seaworthy — adjective Date: 1798 fit or safe for a sea voyage < a seaworthy ship > • seaworthiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seaworthy — adjective /ˈsiːwɜːði,ˈsiːwɝði/ Fit for service at sea. Yet everybody knows that a cargo properly stowed in a seaworthy craft reaches market in much the better condition than by rail, though perhaps it is some hours longer on the way. Ant:… …   Wiktionary

  • seaworthy — adj. Seaworthy is used with these nouns: ↑vessel …   Collocations dictionary

  • seaworthy — sea|wor|thy [ˈsi:wə:ði US ə:r ] adj a ship that is seaworthy is in a suitable condition to sail …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • seaworthy — adjective a ship that is seaworthy is safe and in good condition seaworthiness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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