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English noun: cruise

1. cruise (act) an ocean trip taken for pleasure


Synonymssail


Broader (hypernym)ocean trip, voyage


English verb: cruise

1. cruise (motion) drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure


SamplesShe cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible.


ExamplesThey cruise the countryside


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)journey, travel


Domain categorydriving

2. cruise (motion) travel at a moderate speed


SamplesPlease keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude.


ExamplesThe cars cruise down the avenue


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)stooge


Domain categoryair, air travel, aviation

3. cruise (perception) look for a sexual partner in a public place


SamplesThe men were cruising the park.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)look, search

4. cruise (motion) sail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or sightseeing


SamplesWe were cruising in the Caribbean.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)navigate, sail, voyage









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