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ca·noe

 (kə-no͞o′)
n.
A light, slender, usually open boat that has pointed ends and is propelled by paddles.
v. ca·noed, ca·noe·ing, ca·noes
v.tr.
To carry or send by canoe.
v.intr.
To travel in or propel a canoe.

[French canoe and Spanish canoa (French, from Spanish), of Cariban origin.]

ca·noe′ist n.

canoe

(kəˈnuː)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a light narrow open boat, propelled by one or more paddles
2. (Nautical Terms) NZ another word for waka1
3. in the same canoe NZ of the same tribe
vb, -noes, -noeing or -noed
(Nautical Terms) to go in a canoe or transport by canoe
[C16: from Spanish canoa, of Carib origin]
caˈnoeing n
caˈnoeist n

ca•noe

(kəˈnu)

n.
1. any of various slender boats tapering at both ends, traditionally built with a light frame covered with bark, skins, etc., and now usu. made from molded aluminum, plastic, etc.
v.i.
2. to paddle a canoe.
3. to go in a canoe.
v.t.
4. to transport or carry by canoe.
[1545–55; < French < Sp canoa < Arawak]
ca•noe′ist, n.

canoe


Past participle: canoed
Gerund: canoeing

Imperative
canoe
canoe
Present
I canoe
you canoe
he/she/it canoes
we canoe
you canoe
they canoe
Preterite
I canoed
you canoed
he/she/it canoed
we canoed
you canoed
they canoed
Present Continuous
I am canoeing
you are canoeing
he/she/it is canoeing
we are canoeing
you are canoeing
they are canoeing
Present Perfect
I have canoed
you have canoed
he/she/it has canoed
we have canoed
you have canoed
they have canoed
Past Continuous
I was canoeing
you were canoeing
he/she/it was canoeing
we were canoeing
you were canoeing
they were canoeing
Past Perfect
I had canoed
you had canoed
he/she/it had canoed
we had canoed
you had canoed
they had canoed
Future
I will canoe
you will canoe
he/she/it will canoe
we will canoe
you will canoe
they will canoe
Future Perfect
I will have canoed
you will have canoed
he/she/it will have canoed
we will have canoed
you will have canoed
they will have canoed
Future Continuous
I will be canoeing
you will be canoeing
he/she/it will be canoeing
we will be canoeing
you will be canoeing
they will be canoeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been canoeing
you have been canoeing
he/she/it has been canoeing
we have been canoeing
you have been canoeing
they have been canoeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been canoeing
you will have been canoeing
he/she/it will have been canoeing
we will have been canoeing
you will have been canoeing
they will have been canoeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been canoeing
you had been canoeing
he/she/it had been canoeing
we had been canoeing
you had been canoeing
they had been canoeing
Conditional
I would canoe
you would canoe
he/she/it would canoe
we would canoe
you would canoe
they would canoe
Past Conditional
I would have canoed
you would have canoed
he/she/it would have canoed
we would have canoed
you would have canoed
they would have canoed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canoe - small and light boatcanoe - small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
birch bark, birchbark, birchbark canoe - a canoe made with the bark of a birch tree
dugout canoe, pirogue, dugout - a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log
kayak - a small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos
outrigger canoe - a seagoing canoe (as in South Pacific) with an outrigger to prevent it from upsetting
small boat - a boat that is small
Verb1.canoe - travel by canoe; "canoe along the canal"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
boat - ride in a boat on water
Translations
قَارِبقارِبُ مَجاذيفيُسافِرُ في زَوْرقِ مَجاذيف
kánoejet v kánoi
kanopadle
kanuu
کانو
kanoottimeloa
kanu
kenukenuzik
kanóróa kanó
カヌー
카누
kanojakanojininkasplaukti kanoja
airēt kanoekanoesmailītesmaiļot
kanoeplaviť sa na kanoe
kanu
kanot
เรือแคนู
kanokano ile gezmekkano yapmak
canô

canoe

[kəˈnuː]
A. Ncanoa f (Sport) → piragua f
B. VIir en canoa

canoe

[kəˈnuː] n
(for sporting competitions)canoë m
(= dug-out canoe) → pirogue f

canoe

nKanu nt; to paddle one’s own canoe (fig)auf eigenen Füßen or Beinen stehen

canoe

[kəˈnuː]
1. ncanoa
2. viandare in canoa

canoe

(kəˈnuː) noun
a light narrow boat driven by a paddle or paddles.
verb
to travel by canoe. He canoed over the rapids.
caˈnoeist noun

canoe

قَارِب kánoe kano Kanu κανό canoa, piragua kanootti canoë kanu canoa カヌー 카누 kano kano kajak canoa каноэ kanot เรือแคนู kano canô 独木舟
References in classic literature ?
He would swoop noiselessly down with his seven canoes upon the single one of the white man, and before the guns of the latter could inflict much damage upon his people he would have overwhelmed the enemy by force of numbers.
So close were the two canoes to one another that the black had only an opportunity to note the white face in the bow of the oncoming craft before the two touched and his own men were upon their feet, yelling like mad devils and thrusting their long spears at the occupants of the other canoe.
Here lay the canoes that had been used in bringing the party from the opposite shore.
For an hour she lay watching the guard, one of whom seemed always in a position where he would immediately discover her should she attempt to launch one of the canoes.
cried Ned Newton gaily, as he got into one of the several tree canoes provided for the transportation of the party up the Chamelecon river, for the first stage of their journey into the wilds of Honduras.
There they are, by all the truth of signs," whispered the scout, "two canoes and a smoke.
In managing their canoes they kneel two and two along the bottom, sitting on their heels, and wielding paddles from four to five feet long, while one sits on the stern and steers with a paddle of the same kind.
Also, we were blowing conch shells, singing war songs, and striking the sides of the canoes with our paddles.
These canoes are the safest kind of boats to those who have skill and steady nerves.
Canoes, many canoes, urged by paddles or sailed before the wind by the weight of the freshening South East trade on spread fronds of coconut palms, moved across the smooth surface of the lagoon.
Suppose 'm you take 'm me along canoe, washee-washee, me give 'm you fella boy two stick tobacco.
I shot head-first off of the bank like a frog, clothes and all on, and struck out for the canoe.