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Translation of "sail" - English-German dictionary

sail

verb
to steer or navigate a ship or boat
steuern
He sailed (the boat) to the island.
to go in a ship or boat (with or without sails)
mit dem Schiff fahren
I’ve never sailed through the Mediterranean.
to begin a voyage
(mit dem Schiff) abfahren
The ship sails today My aunt sailed today.
to travel on (the sea etc) in a ship
befahren
He sailed the North Sea.
to move steadily and easily
segeln
Clouds sailed across the sky He sailed through his exams She sailed into the room.
(Definition of sail from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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