1. an act of traveling by water

    Synonyms : ocean trip
    Type Of : seafaring, water travel
  2. travel on water propelled by wind or by other means

    Synonyms : navigate, sail
    Type Of : travel, journey
  3. a journey to some distant place

    Type Of : journey, journeying


  1. uncontrollably noisy

    Synonyms : rackety, rip-roaring
  2. marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter

    Synonyms : hilarious, screaming
    Examples :
    • uproarious stories


  1. not agitated; without losing self-possession

    Synonyms : calm, tranquil, unagitated
    Examples :
    • he remained serene in the midst of turbulence
    • a serene expression on her face
  2. completely clear and fine

    Examples :
    • serene skies and a bright blue sea


  1. parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish

    Synonyms : chinese parsley, coriander
    Type Of : herb
  2. Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley

    Synonyms : chinese parsley, coriander, coriander plant, coriandrum sativum
    Type Of : herb, herbaceous plant


  1. a state without friends or money or prospects

    Type Of : impoverishment, poorness, poverty

used to

  1. in the habit of or adapted to

    Synonyms : accustomed to
    Examples :
    • we are used to better service in this restaurant
  2. in the habit of doing something

    Synonyms : wont to


  1. durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests

    Synonyms : cedarwood
    Type Of : wood
  2. any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars

    Synonyms : cedar tree
    Type Of : conifer, coniferous tree
  3. any cedar of the genus Cedrus

    Synonyms : cedar tree, true cedar
    Type Of : conifer, coniferous tree


  1. haunt like a ghost; pursue

    Synonyms : haunt, obsess
    Type Of : preoccupy
  2. write for someone else

    Synonyms : ghostwrite
    Type Of : author
    Examples :
    • How many books have you ghostwritten so far?
  3. a suggestion of some quality

    Synonyms : touch, trace
    Type Of : suggestion, proffer, proposition
    Examples :
    • he detected a ghost of a smile on her face
  4. a mental representation of some haunting experience

    Synonyms : shade, specter, spectre, spook, wraith
    Type Of : shadow, apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom
    Examples :
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
  5. a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

    Synonyms : ghostwriter
    Type Of : author, writer
  6. move like a ghost

    Type Of : travel, go, locomote, move
    Examples :
    • The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard
  7. the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

    Type Of : psyche, soul


  1. the significance of a story or event

    Synonyms : lesson
    Type Of : meaning, significance, import, signification
    Examples :
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  2. concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles

    Antonyms : immoral
    Examples :
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life
  3. psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect

    Examples :
    • a moral victory
    • moral support


  1. falling in drops or as if falling like rain

    Examples :
    • watched the raining apple blossoms