(redirected from circumnavigator)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • verb

Synonyms for circumnavigate

to pass around but not through

Synonyms for circumnavigate

travel around, either by plane or ship


Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Dee Caffari, the world-famous single-handed circumnavigator, will be one of Team BAE Systems' toughest rivals with her all-female crew on board of Al Thuraya Bank Muscat.
Dee Caffari, the world-famous single-handed circumnavigator, who will be one of Team BAE Systems' toughest rivals with her all-female crew for Al Thuraya Bank Muscat, agrees that fitness is vital for success in the event.
That Captain Smith was first cousin to Mrs James Cook, the widow of the circumnavigator.
Sunderland, though, is five months younger than the Australian, an advantage in overtaking Watson for the youngest solo circumnavigator title.
George Anson, the circumnavigator who dominated the Admiralty for many years, earns top marks from Lambert: 'A man of few words, Anson transformed naval power into a global asset.
The first solo circumnavigator in a small boat had not been British either - Joshua Slocum, a Nova Scotian, between 1895 and 1898.
Except for the French Capuchin friar Martin de Nantes and the circumnavigator Le Gentil de la Barbinais, whose comments respectively on Portuguese reactions to Amerindians and Portuguese preference for women of African birth or descent as sexual partners, were quoted by Boxer (Race Relations, notes 24 and 34), Boxer did not here draw on the accounts of European visitors to late colonial Brazil.
Furneaux, R 1960, Tobias Furneaux: circumnavigator, Cassell, London.
Drake was a hero, patriot, circumnavigator of the globe, victor over the Spanish Armada and the embodiment of all that made the English great.
She sprang to fame as runner-up in the Vendee Globe yacht race, becoming the second fastest circumnavigator, quickest woman and, at just 24, youngest person to sail round the world single-handed.
As the first circumnavigator, and as the originator of the name `Australia', he is certainly worthy of such national recognition and stature, and this is likely to increase with the added interest of his current and forthcoming bicentenary anniversaries or specific commemorations.
subject is the famous circumnavigator Captain James Cook, born in 1728.
Stone assigns the bulk of the "true believer" role to the failed global circumnavigator Owen Browne, a flack for a multinational yacht manufacturer, whose voyage becomes an occasion to explore the possibilities of constructing literature and recognizable literariness without relying on these resources.
His catalogs list 151 people as sources for specimens he was not able to collect on his own, including such colorful entries as Captain William Dampier, "bucaneer, pirate and circumnavigator," Sir Isaac Newton, and the famous British architect, Sir Christopher Wren.
The double circumnavigator hasn't just built yachts, but has used them thoroughly as well.