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ship

ship

 
pronunciation:
shIp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive 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.
 
synonyms:
liner, vessel
similar words:
argosy, bark, brigantine, craft, ferry, freighter, schooner, steamer, steamship
definition 2: an aircraft; airplane.
synonyms:
aircraft, airliner, airplane, airship, plane
similar words:
blimp, craft, dirigible, helicopter, jetliner, turbojet, zeppelin
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: shipped, shipping, ships
definition 1: to place on, take on, or transport by ship, truck, or other vehicle.
similar words:
cart, convey, dispatch, ferry, freight, haul, lade, load, move, transport, truck
definition 2: to store in the proper place in a ship.
similar words:
cache, deposit, place, seat, stash, store, stow
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to travel on or board a ship.
synonyms:
cruise, sail
similar words:
boat, embark, journey, tour, voyage
definition 2: to enlist one's services on a ship.
similar words:
enlist, enroll, join, register, sign up, volunteer
Word Builder: ship +
  • shipping:
    the department of a company responsible for sending out goods to customers.
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