HyperDic: cruise

English > 5 senses of the word cruise:
VERBmotioncruisedrive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure
motioncruisetravel at a moderate speed
perceptioncruiselook for a sexual partner in a public place
motioncruisesail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or sightseeing
NOUNactcruise, sailan ocean trip taken for pleasure
cruise > pronunciation
Soundskruw'z
Rhymesabuse ... values: 47 rhymes with uwz...
English > cruise: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn ocean trip taken for pleasure.
Synonymsail
Broaderocean trip, voyageAn act of traveling by water
Spanishcrucero, navegación
Catalancreuer
Verbscruisesail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or sightseeing
English > cruise: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningdrive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey cruise the countryside
Example"She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible"
CategorydrivingThe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
Broadertravel, journeyTravel upon or across
Spanishcruzar, navegar, pasearse
Catalannavegar
English > cruise: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningTravel at a moderate speed.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe cars cruise down the avenue
Categoryair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
Narrowerstoogecruise in slow or routine flights
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishnavegar
Catalannavegar
Nounscruisera car in which policemen cruise the streets
English > cruise: 5 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaninglook for a sexual partner in a public place.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Broadersearch, lookSearch or seek
English > cruise: 5 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningSail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or sightseeing.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Broadervoyage, sail, navigatetravel on water propelled by wind or by other means
Spanishhacer un crucero, navegar
Catalanfer un creuer, navegar
Nounscruisean ocean trip taken for pleasure
cruisera large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board

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