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How to Pronounce sail?

Correct pronunciation for the word "sail" is [sˈe͡ɪl], [sˈe‍ɪl], [s_ˈeɪ_l].

Definition of sail

  1. To pass over in a ship; to navigate. To make sail, to extend an additional quantity of sail. To set sail, to expand or spread the sails; to begin a voyage. To shorten sail, to reduce the extent of sail. To strike sail, to lower the sails suddenly.
  2. To be impelled by the action of wind upon sails; to go by water; to swim; to set sail; to glide through the air; to pass smoothly along.
  3. A spread of canvas for receiving the impulse of the wind by which a ship is driven; a ship or other vessel; an excursion in some vessel.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Sail?

  • The personal forms of the verb "sail" in the present tense are:

  • - I sail

  • - You sail

  • - He sails

  • - She sails

  • - It sails

  • - We sail

  • - You sail

  • - They sail
  • What is the past tense of Sail?

  • The personal forms of the verb "sail" in the past tense are:

  • 1. I sailed

  • 2. You sailed

  • 3. He/She/It sailed

  • 4. We sailed

  • 5. You sailed

  • 6. They sailed
  • What is the adverb for sail?

    The adverb for the word "sail" is "sailingly".

    What is the adjective for sail?

    The adjective form of the word "sail" is "sailing".

    Usage over time for sail:

    This graph shows how "sail" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of sail?

    The plural of the "sail" can be the "sails".

    What is the singular form of sail?

    The singular of the "sail" can be the "sail".

    Synonyms for Sail:


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