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marine

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This page has 34 definitions of marine with English translations in 9 languages. Marine is an adjective, noun, verb and romanization. Examples of how to use marine in a sentence are shown. Also define these 39 related words and terms: characteristic, sea, find, connect, shipping, navy, force, zoology, inhabit, high seas, oceanic, pelagic, maritime, littoral, situate, seaside, military, nautical, soldier, marine corps, ship, painting, navigation, marin, Marine, mariner, marina, romaji, マリネ, marinus, eu, marinar, ele, ela, você, usted, yo, él, and ella.

See also: Marine and mariné

English

Etymology

Recorded since c.1420, borrowed from Middle French marin, from Old French, from Latin marinus (of the sea), itself from mare (sea), from Proto-Indo-European *móri (body of water, lake) (cognate with Old English mere (sea, lake, pool, pond), Dutch meer, German Meer, all from Proto-Germanic *mari).

Pronunciation

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /məˈɹiːn/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧rine
  • Rhymes: -iːn

Adjective

marine (comparative more marine, superlative most marine)

  1. Belonging to or characteristic of the sea; existing or found in the sea; formed or produced by the sea.
    • 2013 July 20, “Welcome to the plastisphere”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8845:
      Plastics are energy-rich substances, which is why many of them burn so readily. Any organism that could unlock and use that energy would do well in the Anthropocene. Terrestrial bacteria and fungi which can manage this trick are already familiar to experts in the field. Dr Mincer and Dr Amaral-Zettler found evidence of them on their marine plastic, too.
    • Find definition
      To encounter or discover by accident; to happen upon. (1 of 12 find definitions)
  2. Relating to or connected with the sea (in operation, scope, etc.), especially as pertains to shipping, a navy, or naval forces.
    • Connect definition
      To join (to another object): to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to another object. (1 of 7 connect definitions)
    • Force definition
      Strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigour; might; capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect. (1 of 13 force definitions)
  3. Used or adapted for use at sea.
  4. (zoology) Inhabiting the high seas; oceanic; pelagic. (distinguished from maritime or littoral)
    • High Seas definition
      Regions of the ocean that are far from shore, especially those regions that do not belong to any country.
    • Maritime definition
      Relating to or connected with the sea or its uses (as navigation, commerce, etc.). (1 of 4 maritime definitions)
    • Littoral definition
      Of or relating to the shore, especially the seashore.
  5. (obsolete) Belonging to or situated at the seaside; maritime.
    • Seaside definition
      The area by and around the sea; including the beach, promenade or cliffs

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Noun

marine (plural marines)

  1. (military, nautical) A soldier, normally a member of a marine corps, trained to serve on board or from a ship
    He was a marine in World War II.
    • Marine Corps definition
      A military organization of marines, soldiers who are trained and equipped to fight on or from ships.
  2. (capitalised in the plural): A marine corps.
    He fought with the Marines in World War II.
  3. A painting representing some marine subject.

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Dutch

Etymology

French marine, from Latin marinus, derived from mare (sea).

Pronunciation

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /maːˈri.nə/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ri‧ne
  • Rhymes: -inə

Noun

marine f (plural marines, diminutive marinetje n)

  1. (navigation) A navy
  2. (military) An armed navy (naval branch of armed forces)

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French

Etymology

From marin, from Latin marīnus, derived from mare (sea).

Pronunciation

Adjective

marine

  1. feminine singular of marin
    • Marin definition
      marine plywood

Noun

marine f (plural marines)

  1. navy

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Noun

marine m (plural marines)

  1. Marine (member of the United States Marine Corps)

Verb

marine

  1. inflection of mariner:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular present imperative

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Italian

Adjective

marine f

  1. feminine plural of marina
    • Marina definition
      A harbour for small boats.

Noun

marine f

  1. plural of marina

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Japanese

Romanization

marine

  1. Rōmaji transcription of マリネ
    • マリネ definition
      marinade

Latin

Adjective

marīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of marīnus
    • Marinus definition
      marine; of or pertaining to the sea

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

Adjective

marine

  1. definite singular of marin
  2. plural of marin

Etymology 2

From French marine

Noun

marine m (definite singular marinen, indefinite plural mariner, definite plural marinene)

  1. a navy
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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Adjective

marine

  1. definite singular of marin
  2. plural of marin

Etymology 2

From French marine

Noun

marine m (definite singular marinen, indefinite plural marinar, definite plural marinane)

  1. a navy
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Portuguese

Verb

marine

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of marinar
    • Eu definition
      alternative form of io
    • Marinar definition
      to marinate
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of marinar
    • Ele definition
      the name of the Latin-script letter L.
    • Ela definition
      the name of the Latin-script letter L.
    • Você definition
      second-person singular personal pronoun; you (1 of 2 você definitions)
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of marinar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of marinar

Spanish

Verb

marine

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of marinar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of marinar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of marinar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of marinar.
    • Él definition
      he
    • Ella definition
      she