circumnavigate love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To proceed completely around: circumnavigating the earth.
  • transitive v. To go around; circumvent: circumnavigate the downtown traffic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To travel completely around somewhere or something, especially by sail.
  • v. To circumvent or bypass.
  • v. To sail around the world.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To sail completely round.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To sail round; pass round by water: as, to circumnavigate the globe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. travel around, either by plane or ship

Etymologies

From Latin circumnāvigātus, perfect passive participle of circumnāvigō ("sail round something, circumnavigate"), from circum ("about, around") + nāvigō ("sail, navigate"), from nāvis ("ship") + agō ("do"). (Wiktionary)

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