Translation of "sail" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /seɪl/

B1 to control or travel in a boat or a ship that has an engine or sails

navigare, far vela, andare in barca/nave
We sailed to Barbados.
She sails her own boat.

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

navigare, veleggiare
The boat sailed along the coast.

to leave a place by boat or ship

partire, salpare
The ship sails at dawn.

(Translation of “sail verb” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)