seafaring
noun Date: 1592 the use of the sea for travel or transportation • seafaring adjective

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  • Seafaring — Sea far ing, a. Following the business of a mariner; as, a seafaring man. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seafaring — (adj.) c.1200, from SEA (Cf. sea) + faring (see FARE (Cf. fare) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • seafaring — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ travelling by sea. ► NOUN ▪ travel by sea. DERIVATIVES seafarer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • seafaring — [sē′fer΄iŋ] adj. of or engaged in life at sea n. 1. the business or profession of a sailor 2. travel by sea …   English World dictionary

  • seafaring — [[t]si͟ːfeərɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Seafaring means working as a sailor or travelling regularly on the sea. The Lebanese were a seafaring people. ...a seafaring vessel …   English dictionary

  • seafaring — adjective (only before noun) 1 connected with the life and activities of a sailor: a story from my seafaring days 2 having strong connections with ships and the sea, especially because of international trade: seafaring nation/country: The Danes… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • seafaring — sea|far|ing [ˈsi:ˌfeərıŋ US ˌfer ] adj [only before noun] working or travelling on ships and the sea ▪ a seafaring man >seafaring n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • seafaring — 1. adjective a) Following a life at sea. There was absolutely nothing about the body to suggest that it might possibly in life have known a maritime experience. It was the body of a low type of man or a high type of beast. In neither instance… …   Wiktionary

  • seafaring — adj. Seafaring is used with these nouns: ↑yarn …   Collocations dictionary

  • seafaring — jūreivystė statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Plaukiojimas jūromis; jūrų laivyba. atitikmenys: angl. navigation; seafaring vok. Seewesen, n rus. мореплавание …   Sporto terminų žodynas

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