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Synonyms for oceanic
ˌoʊ ʃiˈæn ɪkocean·ic

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. oceanic

    Marine (Latin mare, sea) signifies belonging to the ocean, maritime, a secondary derivative from the same root, bordering on or connected with the ocean; as, marine products; marine animals; maritime nations; maritime laws. Nautical (Greek nautes, a sailor) denotes primarily anything connected with sailors, and hence with ships or navigation; naval (Latin navis, Greek naus, a ship) refers to the armed force of a nation on the sea, and, by extension, to similar forces on lakes and rivers; as, a naval force; a nautical almanac. Ocean, used adjectively, is applied to that which belongs to or is part of the ocean; oceanic may be used in the same sense, but is especially applied to that which borders on (or upon) or is connected with, or which is similar to or suggestive of an ocean; we speak of ocean currents, oceanic islands, or, perhaps, of an oceanic intellect.

    Synonyms:
    marine, maritime, nautical, naval, ocean

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Oceanic, Eastern Malayo-Polynesianadjective

    an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages

    Antonyms:
    limited

  2. oceanic, pelagicadjective

    relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean

    "oceanic islands like Bermuda"; "oceanic currents"; "oceanic birds"; "pelagic organisms"; "pelagic whaling"

    Synonyms:
    pelagic

    Antonyms:
    limited

  3. oceanicadjective

    resembling the ocean in apparent limitlessness in extent or degree

    "the oceanic violence of his rage"

    Synonyms:
    pelagic

    Antonyms:
    limited

  4. oceanicadjective

    constituting or living in the open sea

    "oceanic waters"; "oceanic life"

    Synonyms:
    pelagic

    Antonyms:
    limited

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. oceanicadjective

    Synonyms:
    marine, pelagic

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How to use oceanic in a sentence?

  1. Allen Ginsberg:

    No monster vibration, no snake universe hallucinations. Many tiny jeweled violet flowers along the path of a living brook that looked like Blake's illustration for a canal in grassy Eden: huge Pacific watery shore, Orlovsky dancing naked like Shiva long-haired before giant green waves, titanic cliffs that Wordsworth mentioned in his own Sublime, great yellow sun veiled with mist hanging over the planet's oceanic horizon. No harm.

  2. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said this bottlenose dolphin was speared to death in May and washed up on shore on Upper Captiva Island in Florida. A reward has been posted for information in the case. ( NOAA) HUNDREDS OF DOLPHINS STRANDED, WASH UP DEAD ALONG US GULF COAST, OFFICIALS SAY The bottlenose dolphin washed up on shore on Upper Captiva Island in May. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the dolphin was known to area biologists when he was alive. He was last observed swimming around fishing boats and was seen with begging dolphins.

  3. Rachel Licker:

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was, in essence, watching the climate projections of the past come true, the fingerprints of climate change were all over many of the billion-dollar events that hit the US this year.

  4. Don Shomette:

    I took some folks from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration down there and they were stunned when they saw the place, we have 185 archeologically-documented shipwrecks in a 14-square-mile area, which makes it one of the most densely-populated places in the western world for historic vessels.

  5. James Sulikowski:

    The porbeagle shark is considered vulnerable to the risk of global extinction by the [ International Union for Conservation of Nature ], is listed as an endangered species in Canada, and is considered a candidate species for being listed as endangered in James Sulikowski waters, due to the of the state of their population, we are collaborating with [ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ] fisheries to provide updated information on the biology, ecology, and movement patterns of the shark. It's hoped this work will provide information to help better manage and conserve this species.


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