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It used to carry livestock but sailed its final voyage with a hold full of Syrian men, women, and children.

The new cops gazed ceilingward where the white gloves would have sailed.

Fueled by a well-honed messaging and technology-driven targeting, an otherwise unknown candidate sailed into office.

Sailed off to Stanford, then Oxford—as a Rhodes Scholar—then Yale Law.

I remembered that this was the same body of water into which Henry Hudson had sailed the Half Moon in 1609.

They did not arrive in time, so that some of the vessels had sailed, three of which were captured by the enemy.

Henry Hudson sailed from Gravesend on his first voyage for the discovery of a northwest passage to India.

The next year he sailed from England with two hundred persons and settled in his new possessions.

Capt. Ross sailed from Shetland, on his first voyage for the discovery of the north-west passage.

He felt as if he would like to stay till every ship that had sailed out of Monterey in the last three years had returned.


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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sailed, such as: fly, shoot, move, run, navigate, and float.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.