Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cruise

1 sense of cruise

Sense 1
cruise, sail -- (an ocean trip taken for pleasure)
       => ocean trip, voyage -- (an act of traveling by water)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cruise

4 senses of cruise

Sense 1
cruise -- (drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure; "She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible")
       => travel, journey -- (travel upon or across; "travel the oceans")

Sense 2
cruise -- (travel at a moderate speed; "Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 3
cruise -- (look for a sexual partner in a public place; "The men were cruising the park")
       => search, look -- (search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!")

Sense 4
cruise -- (sail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or sightseeing; "We were cruising in the Caribbean")
       => voyage, sail, navigate -- (travel on water propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow")

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