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sea

sea

 
 
pronunciation:
si
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
phrases:
at sea
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the salt water covering most of the earth; ocean.
similar words:
ocean, wave
definition 2: a smaller body of fresh or salt water, completely or partly surrounded by land.
similar words:
gulf
definition 3: a specific area of water within an ocean.
the North Sea
similar words:
ocean
definition 4: a vast expanse or a great number.
a sea of troubles
similar words:
ocean, pile
definition 5: the ocean's condition.
a heavy sea
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phrase: at sea
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or pertaining to the sea.
sea smells
similar words:
marine, maritime
Homophone Note
The words seas, sees, and seize sound alike but have different meanings.
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broader categories including sea
gods of the sea
measures related to the sea
see/see also sea
some examples of seas
some people associated with the sea
some terms for describing the sea
some terms for location on the sea