Meaning of SEA in English


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( seas)

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


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


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...



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.



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


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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