- (obsolete) A prince or Saracen leader under the Sultan.
- A naval officer of the highest rank; the commander of a country's naval forces.
- A naval officer of high rank, immediately below Admiral of the Fleet; the commander of a fleet or squadron.
- The ship which carries the admiral, the flagship; also, the most considerable ship of a fleet.
- (zoological) Any of various nymphalid butterflies of Europe and America, especially a red admiral or white admiral.
- A place designated for airplanes, usually including one or more runways, and one or more passenger terminals.
- (nautical) in the lower part of the rigging, or on the decks
- 1859: w:James Fenimore Cooper, James Fenimore Cooper, The Red Rover: A Tale
- :I think you said something converning the manner in which yonder ship has anchored, and of the condition they keep things and aloft?
- (nautical) below; towards the lower part of the rigging, or towards the decks
- A missionary, or leader of a mission, especially one in the early Christian Church (but see Apostle)
- A pioneer or early advocate of a particular cause
- (1811) (Cambridge) Men who are plucked, refused their degree.
- A method of certifying international documents. See apostil
verb (apparels, appareling or apparelling, appareled or apparelled)
- (transitive) To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out.
- Ships . . . appareled to fight. --Hayward.
- (transitive) To dress or clothe; to attire.
- They which are gorgeously appareled, and live delicately, are in kings' courts. --Luke vii. 25.
- (transitive) To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to deck; to embellish; as, trees appareled with flowers, or a garden with verdure.
- (nautical) On the land as opposed to onboard
- (nautical) On, or towards the shore
- Note: A ships runs onto a beach, but runs aground on a reef or undersea rock.
- Not here; gone.
- unavailable, Unavailable.
- traveling, Traveling; on vacation.
- From a place; hence.
- Absent; gone; at a distance; as, the master is away from home.
- Aside; off; in another direction.
- From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
- By ellipsis of the verb, equivalent to an imperative: Go or come away; begone; take away.
- On; in continuance; without intermission or delay; as, sing away.
- To release (anchors ).
- At a distance in time or space, Christmas is only two weeks away.