forereach definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To gain on or get before (a sailing vessel).
    • To advance or get upon; -- said of a vessel that gains upon another when sailing closehauled.
    • to get on or get before (a sailing vessel).
    • To advance or get upon; -- stated of a vessel that gains upon another whenever sailing closehauled.
    • to achieve on or get in front of (a sailing vessel).
    • To advance or get upon; -- stated of a vessel that gains upon another whenever sailing closehauled.
    • To gain on or get before (a sailing vessel).
    • To advance or gain upon; -- said of a vessel that gains upon another whenever cruising closehauled.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To gain on or go ahead of a sailing vessel.
    • to keep dancing after taking in sail, as whenever coming about.
    • To capture forward, particularly when moving in remains.
    • to get on or go-ahead of a sailing vessel.
    • to keep dancing after consuming sail, as when coming about.
    • To capture ahead, especially when going in remains.
    • to get on or go-ahead of a sailing vessel.
    • to carry on dancing after consuming sail, as when coming about.
    • To capture forward, specially when planning remains.
    • To gain on or go-ahead of a sailing vessel.
    • to keep moving forward after taking in sail, as when coming about.
    • To shoot ahead, especially when moving in stays.
  • verb:
    • To take ahead, particularly when moving in stays.
    • To take ahead, specially when planning remains.
    • To shoot forward, specially when going in stays.
    • To take forward, especially when going in stays.
  • others:
    • Nautical, to achieve upon; sail beyond; renovation and pass.
    • Nautical, to achieve upon; sail beyond; overhaul and pass.
    • Nautical, to gain upon; sail beyond; renovation and pass.
    • Nautical, to achieve upon; sail past; renovation and pass.

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