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English adjective: marine

1. marine of or relating to the sea


SamplesMarine explorations.

2. marine relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen


SamplesNautical charts.
Maritime law.
Marine insurance.


Synonymsmaritime, nautical

3. marine of or relating to military personnel who serve both on land and at sea (specifically the U.S. Marine Corps)


SamplesMarine barracks.


Domain regionAmerica, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

4. marine relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea


Similardeep-sea, oceangoing, oceanic, offshore, oversea, overseas, seafaring, seagoing, subocean, suboceanic

5. marine native to or inhabiting the sea


SamplesMarine plants and animals such as seaweed and whales.


Similaraquatic


Antonymsamphibious, terrestrial


English noun: Marine

1. Marine (person) a member of the United States Marine Corps


Synonymsdevil dog, leatherneck, shipboard soldier


Broader (hypernym)man, military man, military personnel, serviceman


Member meronymMarine Corps, United States Marine Corps, United States Marines, US Marine Corps, USMC


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. marine (person) a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land


Broader (hypernym)soldier









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