navy: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (nā'vē), [key]
— pl. -vies.
- the whole body of warships and auxiliaries belonging to a country or ruler.
- (often cap.) the complete body of such warships together with their officers and enlisted personnel, equipment, yards, etc., constituting the sea power of a nation.
- (often cap.) the department of government charged with its management.
- a fleet of ships.
- navy (Thesaurus)