Synonyms of sea in English:

sea


See definition of sea

noun

1‘the sea sparkled in the sun’

SYNONYMS
ocean, the ocean, the waves
informal the drink
British informal the briny
North American informal salt chuck
literary the deep, the main, the foam
New Zealand rare moana
ANTONYMS

land, dry land, fresh water

2‘there were very heavy seas and the boat overturned’

SYNONYMS
wave, breaker, roller, comber, billow
Australian bombora
informal boomer
North American informal kahuna
swell, white horses, white caps

3‘the ground was now a sea of glutinous mud’

SYNONYMS
expanse, stretch, span, area, tract, sweep, blanket, sheet, carpet, mass
multitude, host, profusion, abundance, plethora

adjective

1‘outstanding apartments with magnificent sea views’

SYNONYMS
marine, ocean, oceanic
salt, saltwater, seawater, watery, pelagic
ocean-going, seagoing, seafaring, afloat
maritime, naval, nautical
rare thalassic, pelagian
ANTONYMS

land, shore, freshwater


Phrases

    sea change

    ‘it indicated a sea change in American attitudes’


    SYNONYMS
    transformation, change, alteration, modification, variation, conversion, revision, amendment, metamorphosis, transfiguration, evolution, mutation
    remodelling, reshaping, remoulding, redoing, reconstruction, rebuilding, recasting, reorganization, rearrangement, reordering, reshuffling, restyling, rejigging, reworking, renewal, renewing, revamping, renovation, overhaul, remaking
    revolutionizing, revolution, transmutation
    humorous transmogrification
    at sea

    ‘as teachers we may leave our students completely at sea’


    SYNONYMS
    confused, perplexed, puzzled, baffled, mystified, bemused, bewildered, nonplussed, disconcerted, disoriented, dumbfounded, at a loss, at sixes and sevens, adrift
    informal flummoxed, bamboozled, discombobulated, stumped, fazed, beaten
    Canadian, Australian, New Zealand informal bushed
    archaic wildered, distracted, mazed
    ANTONYMS

    clear, enlightened