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English definition of “sail”

sail

verb [I + adv/prep] (MOVE QUICKLY)    /seɪl/
to move quickly, easily, and (of a person) confidently: The ball went sailing over the garden fence. He wasn't looking where he was going, and just sailed straight into her. Manchester United sailed on (= continued easily) to victory in the final.Moving quickly
(Definition of sail verb (MOVE QUICKLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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