Cruise vs Embarkation - What's the difference?

cruise | embarkation |

As a proper noun cruise

is .

As a noun embarkation is

the act of embarking.



Alternative forms

* cruize


(en noun)
  • A sea or lake voyage, especially one taken for pleasure.
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    Derived terms

    * cruise control * cruise missile * cruise ship * cruiser * cruisey/cruisy * cruisewear * pleasure cruise


  • (lb) To sail about, especially for pleasure.
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  • *:He and Gerald usually challenged the rollers in a sponson canoe when Gerald was there for the weekend; or, when Lansing came down, the two took long swims seaward or cruised about in Gerald's dory, clad in their swimming-suits; and Selwyn's youth became renewed in a manner almost ridiculous,.
  • (lb) To travel at constant speed for maximum operating efficiency.
  • (lb) To move about an area leisurely in the hope of discovering something, or looking for custom.
  • To actively seek a romantic partner or casual sexual partner by moving about a particular area; to troll.
  • To walk while holding on to an object (stage in development of ambulation, typically occurring at 10 months).
  • To win easily and convincingly.
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  • Derived terms



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    (en noun)
  • The act of embarking.
  • The process of loading military personnel and vehicles etc into ships or aircraft.