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mar·i·ner

 (măr′ə-nər)
n.
One who navigates or assists in navigating a ship.

[Middle English, from Old French marinier, from marin, marine; see marine.]

mariner

(ˈmærɪnə)
n
(Nautical Terms) a formal or literary word for seaman
[C13: from Anglo-French, ultimately from Latin marīnus marine]

Mariner

(ˈmærɪnə)
n
(Astronautics) any of a series of US space probes launched between 1962 and 1971 that sent back photographs and information concerning the surface of Mars and Venus and also studied interplanetary matter

mar•i•ner

(ˈmær ə nər)

n.
a person who directs or assists in the navigation of a ship; sailor.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French; Old French marinier. See marine, -er2]
syn: See sailor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mariner - a man who serves as a sailormariner - 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

mariner

noun sailor, seaman, sea dog, seafarer, hand, salt, tar, navigator, gob (U.S. slang), matelot (slang, chiefly Brit.), Jack Tar, seafaring man, bluejacket He has the weatherbeaten face of a mariner.

mariner

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

mariner

[ˈmærɪnəʳ] Nmarinero m, marino m

mariner

nSeefahrer m, → Seemann m

mariner

[ˈmærɪnəʳ] nmarinaio

marine

(məˈriːn) adjective
of the sea. marine animals; marine law.
noun
a soldier serving on board a ship. He has joined the marines.
mariner (ˈmӕrinə) noun
a sailor. a master mariner.
References in classic literature ?
It is an ancient Mariner, And he stoppeth one of three.
He holds him with his glittering eye-- The Wedding-Guest stood still, And listens like a three years child: The Mariner hath his will.
That, surely, was the "Ancient Mariner," sitting back and apart with washed eyes of such palest blue that they seemed a faded white.
The Ancient Mariner's washed eyes seemed to bore right through Daughtry (or at least so Daughtry felt), and rendered him so uncomfortable as to make him casually step to the side for the matter of a yard.
In this book there was published the poem which of all that Coleridge write is the best known, The Ancient Mariner. It tells how this old old sailor stops a guest who is going to a wedding, and bids him hear a tale.
Then on they gladly sailed, the albatross following, until one day the Ancient Mariner, in a mad moment, shot the beautiful bird.
But, in general, they toil with their jack-knives alone; and, with that almost omnipotent tool of the sailor, they will turn you out anything you please, in the way of a mariner's fancy.
It seems that some honest mariners of Dover, or Sandwich, or some one of the Cinque Ports, had after a hard chase succeeded in killing and beaching a fine whale which they had originally descried afar off from the shore.
Let the suits of the masquers be graceful, and such as become the person, when the vizors are off; not after examples of known attires; Turke, soldiers, mariners', and the like.
Shipwrecked mariners are always helped along their way.
For, only a little while before he came thither, he had met with a terrible hurricane, or rather a great many hurricanes at once, which drove his fleet of vessels into a strange part of the sea, where neither himself nor any of his mariners had ever sailed.
With so agreeable a prospect before him, Ulysses fancied that he could not do better than go straight to the palace gate, and tell the master of it that there was a crew of poor shipwrecked mariners, not far off, who had eaten nothing for a day or two, save a few clams and oysters, and would therefore be thankful for a little food.