1. [syn: circumnavigate, compass]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Circumnavigate \Cir`cum*nav"i*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Circumnavigated; p. pr. & vb. n. Circumnavigating.] [L.
circumnavigatus, p. p. of circumnavigare to sail round;
circum + navigare to navigate.]
To sail completely round.
Having circumnavigated the whole earth. --T. Fuller.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: travel around, either by plane or ship; "We compassed the
earth" [syn: circumnavigate, compass]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
59 Moby Thesaurus words for "circumnavigate":
boat, bypass, canoe, carry sail, circle, circuit, circuiteer,
circulate, circumambulate, circummigrate, circumvent,
close the circle, coast, come full circle, compass, cross, cruise,
cycle, describe a circle, detour, encircle, encompass, flank,
girdle, girdle the globe, go about, go around, go by ship,
go on shipboard, go round, go the round, go to sea, gyre, lap,
make a circuit, make a passage, motorboat, navigate, orbit, ply,
revolve, round, row, run, sail, sail round, sail the sea, scull,
seafare, skirt, spiral, steam, steamboat, surround, take a voyage,
traverse, voyage, wheel, yacht