Definitions for navyˈneɪ vi
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the warships and auxiliaries belonging to a country or ruler.
(often cap.) the complete body of such warships, together with the personnel, equipment, etc., constituting the sea power of a nation.
(often cap.) the department of government charged with its management.
Ref: navy blue.
Archaic. a fleet of ships.
Origin of navy:
1300–50; ME navie < MF 蠐 L nāv(is) ship
navy, naval forces(noun)
an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare
dark blue, navy, navy blue(noun)
a dark shade of blue
United States Navy, US Navy, USN, Navy(noun)
the navy of the United States of America; the agency that maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the part of a military that works off of ships
a soldier in the navy
a very dark blue; = navy blue
soldiers dressed in navy and gold
A country's entire sea force, including ships and personnel.
A governmental department in charge of a country's sea force.
Having the dark blue colour of navy blue.
Belonging to the navy; typical of the navy.
Origin: * From navis via navie, from navis, from nau- (boat), possibly, from நாவாய். Compare Persian ناو
a fleet of ships; an assemblage of merchantmen, or so many as sail in company
the whole of the war vessels belonging to a nation or ruler, considered collectively; as, the navy of Italy
the officers and men attached to the war vessels of a nation; as, he belongs to the navy
Translations for navy
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a country's warships and the people who work in and with them
Russia has one of the largest navies in the world; I joined the navy fifteen years ago.
- marinhaPortuguese (BR)
- válečné loďstvoCzech
- die KriegemarineGerman
- flåde; marineDanish
- (το) ναυτικό, η ναυτική δύναμη μιας χώραςGreek
- نیروی دریاییFarsi
- समुद्री सेनाHindi
- ratna mornaricaCroatian
- flotta; haditengerészetHungarian
- angkatan lautIndonesian
- sjóher, flotiIcelandic
- karinis jūrų laivynasLithuanian
- jūras kara floteLatvian
- sjøforsvaret, marinen; krigsflåteNorwegian
- marynarka wojennaPolish
- نیروی دریاییPersian
- دريايى قوهPashto
- военно-морские силыRussian
- vojenské loďstvoSlovak
- vojna mornaricaSlovenian
- [örlogs]flotta, marinSwedish
- deniz kuvvetleri, donanmaTurkish
- 海軍Chinese (Trad.)
- військово-морський флотUkrainian
- hải quânVietnamese
- 海军Chinese (Simp.)
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