Translation of "sail" - English-French dictionary

sail

verb

to steer or navigate a ship or boat

piloter
He sailed (the boat) to the island.

to go in a ship or boat (with or without sails)

naviguer
I’ve never sailed through the Mediterranean.

to begin a voyage

prendre la mer
The ship sails today
My aunt sailed today.

to travel on (the sea etc) in a ship

naviguer
He sailed the North Sea.

to move steadily and easily

filer
Clouds sailed across the sky
He sailed through his exams
She sailed into the room.

(Translation of “sail” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)