seafarer


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sea·far·er

 (sē′fâr′ər)
n.
1. A sailor or mariner.
2. A person who travels by sea.

seafarer

(ˈsiːˌfɛərə)
n
1. a traveller who goes by sea
2. (Nautical Terms) a less common word for sailor

sea•far•er

(ˈsiˌfɛər ər)

n.
1. a sailor.
2. a traveler on the sea.
[1505–1515]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seafarer - a man who serves as a sailorseafarer - a man who serves as a sailor  
able seaman, able-bodied seaman - a seaman in the merchant marine; trained in special skills
boatswain, bo's'n, bos'n, bosun, bo'sun - a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
deckhand, roustabout - a member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor
helmsman, steerer, steersman - the person who steers a ship
bargee, bargeman, lighterman - someone who operates a barge
ship's officer, officer - a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel; "he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines"
pilot - a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor
crewman, sailor - any member of a ship's crew
sea lawyer - an argumentative and contentious seaman
whaler - a seaman who works on a ship that hunts whales

seafarer

noun
A person engaged in sailing or working on a ship:
Informal: salt, tar.
Slang: gob.
Translations

seafarer

[ˈsiːˌfɛərəʳ] Nmarinero m

seafarer

[ˈsiːfɛərər] nnavigateur/trice m/f, marin m

seafarer

[ˈsiːˌfɛərəʳ] nnavigatore m, navigante m
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Then he arose quickly, like a seafarer who all at once seeth the land; and he shouted for joy: for he saw a new truth.
Those be seafarers coming up from their ships which lie at the quays at the city's edge.
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As written and directed [by McPherson], the five carefully shaped characters of The Seafarer are blessedly free of the blurry, slurry cliches of acting intoxicated that can drive a sensitive theatregoer to, well, drink," wrote New York Times critic Ben Brantley.
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The 33rd Port State Committee Meeting (IMO) held between 9th of May to 11th of May 2000 at Southamton, UL, categorically emphasized that the strongest link for The Safety of Life at Sea is the seafarer.
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In honor of Day of the Seafarer, today, June 25, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) highlighted the industry's long-standing support of its crewmembers, who help ensure the well-being of the general public and cruise passengers worldwide.