Definition of 'set sail'
Example sentences containing 'set sail'
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It was a fair dawn when the convoy of fifteen ships set sail. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry (2004)After a few more inconclusive tidal observations the ships set sail. VOYAGES OF DELUSION: The Search for the North West Passage in the Age of Reason (2002)When the ship sets sail, its passengers could be going almost anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At a signal, all three ships set sail at the same speed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To suggest, as this small ship sets sail on a vast and hostile sea, that the problem is our domination of the landscape is laughable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Synonyms of 'set sail'
put to sea, embark, get under way, put off
Trends of 'set sail'
Used Occasionally. set sail is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of set sail from the Collins English Dictionary
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