Visit the forum if you have a language query!

ocean

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
I love a hand that meets my own with a grasp that causes some sensation.
Samuel Osgood
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikipedia-logo-en.png
Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia
See also océan, Océan, and Ocean

English

Etymology

From Old French occean (later reborrowed from Middle French océan), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Oceanus from Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Okeanos), Oceanus, a water deity).

Pronunciation

Noun

Wikipedia-logo-en.png
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Singular
ocean

Plural
{{{1}}}

ocean ({{{1}}})
  1. One of the five large bodies of water separating the continents.
  2. (figuratively) An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits; as, the boundless ocean of eternity; an ocean of affairs.

Related terms

Translations

See also

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE