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1. navigation

noun. ['ˈnævəˈgeɪʃən, ˌnævəˈgeɪʃən'] the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place.

Synonyms

  • steering
  • guidance
  • astronavigation
  • direction
  • celestial navigation
  • pilotage
  • dead reckoning
  • piloting

Antonyms

  • idle
  • inactivity
  • fail
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • navigationem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Navigation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word navigation


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes containing the word navigation


1. History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.
- David McCullough

2. If anyone says that the best life of all is to sail the sea, and then adds that I must not sail upon a sea where shipwrecks are a common occurrence and there are often sudden storms that sweep the helmsman in an adverse direction, I conclude that this man, although he lauds navigation, really forbids me to launch my ship.
- Seneca, The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca: Essays and Letters

3. When walking alone in a jungle of true darkness, there are three things that can show you the way: instinct to survive, the knowledge of navigation, creative imagination. Without them, you are lost.
- Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

2. navigation

noun. ['ˈnævəˈgeɪʃən, ˌnævəˈgeɪʃən'] ship traffic.

Synonyms

  • transportation
  • transport

Antonyms

  • take away
  • disenchant
  • displease

Etymology

  • navigationem (Latin)

3. navigation

noun. ['ˈnævəˈgeɪʃən, ˌnævəˈgeɪʃən'] the work of a sailor.

Synonyms

  • cabotage
  • steerage
  • work
  • seafaring
  • employment
  • sailing

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward

Etymology

  • navigationem (Latin)
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