asea

[ uh-see ]
/ əˈsi /

adjective, adverb

to or toward the sea; seaward.
at sea. See sea(def 12).

Nearby words

  1. ascus,
  2. asd,
  3. asde,
  4. asdic,
  5. ase,
  6. asean,
  7. aseismic,
  8. aseity,
  9. aselli,
  10. asemasia

Origin of asea

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + sea

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for asea

  • Meanwhile most of the Arcadian contingents were mustering at Asea.

    Hellenica|Xenophon


Word Origin and History for asea

asea

adj.

1858, from a- (1) "on" + sea.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper