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yacht

 (yät)
n.
Any of various relatively small, streamlined sailing or motor-driven vessels used for pleasure cruises or racing.
intr.v. yacht·ed, yacht·ing, yachts
To sail, cruise, or race in a yacht.

[Probably obsolete Norwegian jagt, from Middle Low German jacht, short for jachtschip : jagen, to chase (from Old High German jagōn) + schip, ship.]

yacht

(jɒt)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a vessel propelled by sail or power, used esp for pleasure cruising, racing, etc
2. (Nautical Terms) short for sand yacht, ice yacht
vb
(Nautical Terms) (intr) to sail or cruise in a yacht
[C16: from obsolete Dutch jaghte, short for jahtschip, from jagen to chase + schip ship]

yacht

(yɒt)
n.
1. a vessel used for private cruising, racing, or other noncommercial purposes.
v.i.
2. to sail or voyage in a yacht.
[1550–60; < early Dutch jaght, short for jaghtschip hunting ship]

yacht


Past participle: yachted
Gerund: yachting

Imperative
yacht
yacht
Present
I yacht
you yacht
he/she/it yachts
we yacht
you yacht
they yacht
Preterite
I yachted
you yachted
he/she/it yachted
we yachted
you yachted
they yachted
Present Continuous
I am yachting
you are yachting
he/she/it is yachting
we are yachting
you are yachting
they are yachting
Present Perfect
I have yachted
you have yachted
he/she/it has yachted
we have yachted
you have yachted
they have yachted
Past Continuous
I was yachting
you were yachting
he/she/it was yachting
we were yachting
you were yachting
they were yachting
Past Perfect
I had yachted
you had yachted
he/she/it had yachted
we had yachted
you had yachted
they had yachted
Future
I will yacht
you will yacht
he/she/it will yacht
we will yacht
you will yacht
they will yacht
Future Perfect
I will have yachted
you will have yachted
he/she/it will have yachted
we will have yachted
you will have yachted
they will have yachted
Future Continuous
I will be yachting
you will be yachting
he/she/it will be yachting
we will be yachting
you will be yachting
they will be yachting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been yachting
you have been yachting
he/she/it has been yachting
we have been yachting
you have been yachting
they have been yachting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been yachting
you will have been yachting
he/she/it will have been yachting
we will have been yachting
you will have been yachting
they will have been yachting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been yachting
you had been yachting
he/she/it had been yachting
we had been yachting
you had been yachting
they had been yachting
Conditional
I would yacht
you would yacht
he/she/it would yacht
we would yacht
you would yacht
they would yacht
Past Conditional
I would have yachted
you would have yachted
he/she/it would have yachted
we would have yachted
you would have yachted
they would have yachted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yacht - an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racingyacht - an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
Verb1.yacht - travel in a yachtyacht - travel in a yacht      
navigation, pilotage, piloting - the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
boat - ride in a boat on water

yacht

noun boat, ship, cutter, sloop, ketch, sailboat His yacht sank last summer.
Translations
يَخْتيَخْت: مَرْكَب شِراعي
jachta
yachtlystbådlystbåds-
jaĥto
yateir en yate
huvialushuvipursijahti
jahta
jacht
snekkja
ヨット
요트
buriavimasburiuotojasjachtajachtų klubas
jahta
jachtajachtársky
jahta
yacht
เรือใบสำหรับใช้ท่องเที่ยวหรือแข่งเรือ
thuyền buồm

yacht

[jɒt]
A. N (esp Sport) → barco m de vela, velero m; (luxury) → yate m; (small, model) → balandro m, balandra f
B. VIpasear a vela, navegar a vela
to go yachtingir a pasear or navegar a vela
C. CPD yacht club Nclub m náutico
yacht race Nregata f de veleros

yacht

[ˈjɒt]
n (= sailing boat) → voilier m (= pleasure boat) → yacht myacht club nyacht-club m

yacht

nJacht f, → Yacht f; yacht clubJacht- or Segelklub m; yacht race(Segel)regatta f
visegeln; to go yachtingsegeln gehen; (on cruise) → eine Segeltour or einen Törn machen

yacht

[jɒt] nyacht m inv, panfilo da diporto

yacht

(jot) noun
a boat or small ship, usually with sails, often with an engine, built and used for racing or cruising. We spent our holidays on a friend's yacht; (also adjective) a yacht race.
ˈyachting noun
the pastime of sailing in a yacht.
ˈyachtsman (ˈjots-) noun
a person who sails a yacht. a keen yachtsman.
yacht club
a club for yacht-owners.

yacht

يَخْت jachta yacht Jacht γιοτ yate huvialus yacht jahta yacht ヨット 요트 jacht lystbåt jacht iate яхта yacht เรือใบสำหรับใช้ท่องเที่ยวหรือแข่งเรือ yat thuyền buồm 游艇
References in classic literature ?
To a man who had but little to do with pleasure sailing (though all sailing is a pleasure), and certainly nothing whatever with racing in open waters, the writer's strictures upon the handicapping of yachts were just intelligible and no more.
Then as you walk round, pulling her, you see little men running about her deck, and sails rise magically and catch the breeze, and you put in on dirty nights at snug harbours which are unknown to the lordly yachts.
At the moment of his arrival a small yacht was under trial in the bay; this yacht had been built by order of an Englishman, who, having heard that the Genoese excelled all other builders along the shores of the Mediterranean in the construction of fast-sailing vessels, was desirous of possessing a specimen of their skill; the price agreed upon between the Englishman and the Genoese builder was forty thousand francs.
It appeared in the guise of a helpless yacht loaded with seasick people, so we could hardly be expected to recognize it as the opportunity.
Our arrangements for the wedding tour included a cruise to the Mediterranean in a yacht lent to Eustace by a friend.
By fine gradations, the airy veil of morning thinned in substance as it rose--thinned, till there dawned through it in the first rays of sunlight the tall white sails of a Schooner Yacht.
The yacht, however, is entirely at your disposal, and I have written Captain Masterton to that effect.
The duke's attendants, since the previous evening, had traveled in advance, and now chartered a boat, for the purpose of joining the yacht, which had been tacking about in sight, or bore broadside on, whenever it felt its white wings wearied, within cannon-shot of the jetty.
Little practised as he was in swimming, he swam with all his strength, whimpering in a sort of chant his eager love for Skipper who indubitably must be aboard the white yacht half a mile away.
The harpooner was only nineteen years old (and I have never had anything but his own word that he was a harpooner); but he had been too shining and glorious a personality for me ever to address as I paddled around the yacht at a wistful distance.
I have come over with the Dalkeiths, ostensibly to see the yacht races.
I am wealth; I am respectability," the Fortune explained; "I am elegant houses, a yacht, and a clean shirt every day.