amain definition

  • adverb:
    • In a forceful fashion.
    • At full-speed; in great haste.
    • uncontrollable.
    • With might; with full power; vigorously; violently; exceedingly.
    • At full speed; in great haste; in addition, simultaneously.
    • with your power
    • at full-speed; with great haste
  • verb:
    • to lessen the topsail, in token of surrender; to produce.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to reduce, as a sail, a yard, etc.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to reduce the topsail, in token of surrender; to yield.
  • others:
    • With power, power, or assault; violently; furiously; suddenly; at full speed; hastily.
    • To lead; conduct; control.
    • To lower (a sail), especially the topsail.
    • To lower; abate.
    • to reduce the topsail or one's flag, in token of producing; yield; surrender.

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