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sail·or

sailor

 
 
pronunciation:
seI lr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a member of the navy who works aboard a ship.
The sailors were away at sea for a long time.
definition 2: a person who works on a boat.
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  boat, military, sea, work
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The word sailor contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean