cruise

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[cruise]

If your mom announces “We’re taking a cruise!” then pack your bags. A cruise is a vacation spent on a ship that sails the ocean, periodically stopping in ports for sightseeing.

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See Cruse, a small bottle.

Noun
an ocean trip taken for pleasure

Verb
sail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or sightseeing; "We were cruising in the Caribbean"

Verb
travel at a moderate speed; "Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"

Verb
drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure; "She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible"

Verb
look for a sexual partner in a public place; "The men were cruising the park"

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n.
See Cruse, a small bottle.

v. i.
To sail back and forth on the ocean; to sail, as for the potection of commerce, in search of an enemy, for plunder, or for pleasure.

v. i.
To wander hither and thither on land.

n.
A voyage made in various directions, as of an armed vessel, for the protection of other vessels, or in search of an enemy; a sailing to and fro, as for exploration or for pleasure.


Cruise

Cruise (kr?s), n. See Cruse, a small bottle.

Cruise

Cruise (kr?z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cruised (kr?zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cruising.] [D. kruisen to move crosswise or in a zigzag, to cruise, fr. kruis cross, fr. OF. crois, croiz, F. croix, or directly fr. OF. croisier, F. croiser, to cross, cruise, fr. crois a cross. See Cross.] 1. To sail back and forth on the ocean; to sail, as for the potection of commerce, in search of an enemy, for plunder, or for pleasure. &hand; A ship cruises in any particular sea or ocean; as, in the Baltic or in the Atlantic. She cruises off any cape; as, off the Lizard; off Ushant. She cruises on a coast; as, on the coast of Africa. A priate cruises to seize vessels; a yacht cruises for the pleasure of the owner.
Ships of war were aent to cruise near the isle of Bute.
'Mid sands, and rocks, and storms to cruise for pleasure.
2. To wander hither and thither on land. [Colloq.]

Cruise

Cruise, n. A voyage made in various directions, as of an armed vessel, for the protection of other vessels, or in search of an enemy; a sailing to and fro, as for exploration or for pleasure.
He feigned a compliance with some of his men, who were bent upon going a cruise to Manilla.

See Cruse, a small bottle.

To sail back and forth on the ocean; to sail, as for the potection of commerce, in search of an enemy, for plunder, or for pleasure.

A voyage made in various directions, as of an armed vessel, for the protection of other vessels, or in search of an enemy; a sailing to and fro, as for exploration or for pleasure.

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Usage Examples

I want to be like Tom Cruise from 'The Outsiders' and go on and do amazing movies for a long time.

It's very cool to be able to say that my first real film was 'Footloose' and my second film I got to star alongside Tom Cruise and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

It's funny, but when I arrived in California to start college I was much more interested in becoming a surfer and cruise along in life from one beach to the next. I didn't plan out any huge career for myself.

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Other Usage Examples

The war on terror, I believe, will be waged by effective intelligence and police work and cruise missiles.

I always think I'm the Tom Cruise of music - a lot of success and fans, but no critics, darling.

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

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