Definitions

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  • v. To pass or progress quickly and easily.

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

  • v. succeed at easily

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Examples

  • It was the completion of his chart of Bass Strait, based upon his friend's memoranda, that led the Admiralty to direct Grant to sail through the strait from the west, and so enabled him to be the first to come upon the coast from Cape Banks to Cape Schanck.

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • Once the fleet had overcome the decrepit Turkish forts, the minefields could be rapidly cleared and the battleships could sail through to the Sea of Marmara.

    Castles of Steel

  • Unlike Wegener’s continents, the plates do not sail through the sea, or plough through the surface of the Earth, they are the surface of the Earth.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

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