The Red Sea, Irish Sea.
A sea of controversy.
The Sea of Galilee.
Lost in a sea of debt.
An example of the sea are the oceans of the world.
An example of a sea is the Baltic Sea.
A calm sea.
- On the sea, especially on a sea voyage.
- In a state of confusion or perplexity; at a loss.
- On the open sea.
- Uncertain; bewildered.
- To become a sailor.
- To go on a voyage.
- To sail away from land.
Origin of sea
- Middle English see from Old English sǣ
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English see, from Old English sÇ£ (“sea, lake"), from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz (compare West Frisian see, Dutch zee, German See), probably from Proto-Indo-European *shâ‚‚ei-uÌ¯o- 'to be fierce, afflict' (compare Latin saevus (“wild, fierce"), Tocharian saiwe (“itch"), Latvian sievs, sÄ«vs (“sharp, biting")). More to sore.