What does "Ship" mean?


(n.) A dish or utensil (originally fashioned like the hull of a ship) used to hold incense (n.) Any large seagoing vessel (n.) Pay; reward (n.) Specifically, a vessel furnished with a bowsprit and three masts (a mainmast, a foremast, and a mizzenmast), each of which is composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a topgallant mast, and square-rigged on all masts. See Illustation in Appendix (v. i.) To embark on a ship (v. i.) To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a man-of-war (v. t.) By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad (v. t.) Hence, to send away; to get rid of (v. t.) To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen (v. t.) To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder (v. t.) To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water (v. t.) To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea

Synonyms send, transport

Example: "Ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel"

Word Family shipment, shipments, shipped, shipper, shippers, shipping, ships