Definitions for navalˈneɪ vəl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word naval

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

na•valˈneɪ vəl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to warships.

    Category: Navy

  2. of or pertaining to ships of all kinds.

    Category: Navy, Nautical

  3. belonging to, pertaining to, or connected with a navy:

    naval affairs.

  4. possessing a navy:

    the great naval powers.

Origin of naval:

1585–95; < L nāvālis, der. of nāv(is) ship


Princeton's WordNet

  1. naval(adj)

    connected with or belonging to or used in a navy

    "naval history"; "naval commander"; "naval vessels"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. naval(adjective)ˈneɪ vəl

    relating to a country's navy

    a naval battle; naval intelligence


  1. naval(Adjective)

    Of or relating to a navy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naval(adj)

    having to do with shipping; of or pertaining to ships or a navy; consisting of ships; as, naval forces, successes, stores, etc

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'naval' in Adjectives Frequency: #759

Translations for naval

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of the navy

naval uniform; a naval officer.

Get even more translations for naval »


Find a translation for the naval definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these naval definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"naval." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 28 Nov. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for naval?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for naval: