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ship

ship

 
pronunciation:
shIp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large vessel built to carry people or goods long distances through deep water.
The ship took a week to cross the ocean.
 
synonyms:
liner, vessel
similar words:
craft, ferry, freighter, schooner, steamship
definition 2: an airplane or other aircraft.
synonyms:
aircraft, airliner, airplane, airship, plane
similar words:
blimp, craft, dirigible, helicopter
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: shipped, shipping, ships
definition: to place on and send by ship, truck, or other vehicle.
To which address should we ship your purchase?We shipped a package to our friends across the country.
similar words:
cart, convey, dispatch, ferry, haul, load, move, transport, truck
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  • shipping:
    the department of a company responsible for sending out goods to customers.
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