(noun, verb)


1. a vessel that carries passengers or freight

Definition categories: man–made, vessel, watercraft


1. transport commercially

Similar word(s): send, transport

Definition categories: motion, displace, move

2. hire for work on a ship

Definition categories: social, employ, engage, hire

3. go on board

Similar word(s): embark

Definition categories: motion, board

4. travel by ship

Definition categories: motion, journey, travel

5. place on board a ship

- ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel

Definition categories: contact, lay, place, pose, position, put, set

Sentences with ship as a verb:

- to ship freight by railroad

- to ship seamen;  I shipped on a man-of-war.

- to ship the tiller or rudder

- We were shipping so much water I was sure we would capsize.

- Can you ship me the ketchup?

- Twins ship Delmon Young to Tigers.

- I ship Kirk and Spock in Star Trek.

- I ship Peggy and Angie in "Marvel's Agent Carter".