Meaning of SEA in English

SEA

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( seas)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

The sea is the salty water that covers about three-quarters of the earth’s surface.

Most of the kids have never seen the sea...

All transport operations, whether by sea, rail or road, are closely monitored at all times.

= ocean

N-SING : the N , also by N

2.

You use seas when you are describing the sea at a particular time or in a particular area. ( LITERARY )

He drowned after 30 minutes in the rough seas...

N-PLURAL

3.

A sea is a large area of salty water that is part of an ocean or is surrounded by land.

...the North Sea.

...the huge inland sea of Turkana.

N-COUNT ; N-IN-NAMES

4.

At sea means on or under the sea, far away from land.

The boats remain at sea for an average of ten days at a time...

PHRASE : v-link PHR , PHR after v

5.

If you go or look out to sea , you go or look across the sea.

...fishermen who go to sea for two weeks at a time...

He pointed out to sea.

PHRASE : PHR after v

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