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sea
British English: /siː/
American English: /si/

Translation of sea in Italian:

noun

  • 1 beside o by the sea
    vicino al mare
    the open sea
    il mare aperto
    to look out to sea
    guardare il mare
    to be swept out to sea to be at sea once we get out to sea
    una volta che saremo in mare
    once out to sea
    una volta (che saremo) in mare aperto
    to put (out) to sea to go to sea
    (boat)
    a long way out to sea
    molto lontano dalla costa
    by sea
    (travel, send)
    to travel over land and sea [literary]
    viaggiare per mare e per terra
    to bury somebody at sea
    seppellire qualcuno in mare
    before n (breeze, mist)
    (bird, air)
    di mare
    (crossing)
    del mare
    (voyage)
    (battle)
    (creature, nymph)
    del mare, marino
    (power)
  • 2 (surface of water) See examples:the sea is calm, rough, very rough, choppy
    il mare è calmo, agitato, molto agitato, increspato
    the sea was like glass
  • 3
    also: Sea
    the Mediterranean, North sea
    il Mare Mediterraneo, del Nord
    the sea of Galilee
    il Mare di Galilea
    the sea of Storms
    il Mare delle Tempeste
  • 4 (as career) See examples:to go to sea
    (join Navy)
    arruolarsi in marina
    (join ship)
    imbarcarsi
    after six months at sea
    dopo sei mesi in mare
    (in Navy)
    dopo sei mesi nella marina
  • 5 (sailor's life) See examples:the sea
    la vita del marinaio
    to give up the sea
    abbandonare la vita da marinaio
    before n (boot, chest)
    da marinaio
  • 6 [figurative]a sea of
    un nugolo di
    (banners)
    una marea di
    (faces)
    a sea of troubles [literary]
    un mare di guai

also: seas plural noun

  • the heavy seas
    il mare grosso
    to sink in heavy seas
    affondare per il mare grosso

Idioms

to be all at sea

essere o sentirsi sperso

to get one's sea legs

abituarsi al mare

worse things happen at sea!

capita di peggio! c'è ben di peggio!

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