Cruise is defined as to ride, sail or move from place to place at a gradual speed.(verb)
An example of to cruise is taking your classic car out for a Sunday afternoon drive around town.
The definition of a cruise is a trip taken for pleasure on a ship.(noun)
An example of a cruise is taking a two-week vacation on a boat that stops for day trips at islands in the Caribbean.
See cruise in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < Du kruisen, to cross, cruise < kruis, cross < L crux, cross
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cruiseverb cruised cruised, cruising cruis·ing, cruis·es verb, intransitive
Origin: Dutch kruisen, to cross, from kruis, cross, from Middle Dutch cruce, from Latin crux, cruc-, cross.
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