Definitions of ship

  1. go on board
  2. transport commercially
  3. hire for work on a ship
  4. travel by ship
  5. a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  6. place on board a ship; " ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel"
  7. Pay; reward.
  8. Any large seagoing vessel.
  9. 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.
  10. A dish or utensil ( originally fashioned like the hull of a ship) used to hold incense.
  11. To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water.
  12. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.
  13. Hence, to send away; to get rid of.
  14. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.
  15. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
  16. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
  17. To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a man- of- war.
  18. To embark on a ship.
  19. Any large seagoing vessel; a square- rigged sailing vessel with three masts.
  20. To place on board a vessel; transport by water; to send through any channel of transportation, as by rail; put in proper position, as oars; to hire for service on a ship, as sailors.
  21. To take service on a vessel, as a sailor; to embark on a ship.
  22. Shipped.
  23. Shipping.
  24. A vessel having three masts, with tops and yards to each: generally, any large vessel.
  25. To put on board a ship: to engage for service on board a ship: to receive on board ship: to fix in its place.
  26. To engage for service on shipboard:- pr. p. shipping; pa. t. and pa. p. shipped.
  27. SHIPPER.
  28. A large sea- going vessel. esp. one that has three masts square rigged.
  29. To engage for service on shipboard.
  30. To put on board a ship.
  31. To transport by ship; also, by rail or other mode of conveyance.
  32. To receive on board ship; hire. as sailors.
  33. To go on board ship; enlist as a seaman.
  34. A large seagoing vessel with usually three masts and square sails; loosely, any sailing vessel larger than a boat.
  35. Condition; office; profession; as, friendship, consulship.
  36. A large vessel adapted to navigation; a vessel with three masts, square- rigged, and tops to each.
  37. To go aboard ship; to serve on board ship. To go on ship- board, to embark. A ship of the line, a large ship of war.
  38. Any large vessel for conveying goods and passengers over the sea, or up and down a river.
  39. To put on board a ship; to convey by water; to engage for service in a ship; to fix in its place, as, to ship the tiller.

Usage examples for ship

  1. A ship- A ship! – Jeremy by Hugh Walpole
  2. Master Richard's ship be in, they tell me. – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. At any rate, he must take the ship out. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  4. Get the men into the ship! – The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  5. I cannot run away and leave the ship short- handed. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  6. An' if you do miss the boat my wife'll take care of you over night and we'll ship you up to Little Havre on to- morrow's boat. – Four Little Blossoms at Brookside Farm by Mabel C. Hawley
  7. " This is the best of all," he sighed, " but I'll get back to the ship tomorrow...." – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  8. I wanted to see your ship. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  9. It was a happy day for her when she got on the ship that would take her back to the Africa she loved. – White Queen of the Cannibals: The Story of Mary Slessor by A. J. Bueltmann
  10. The ship was twenty years old, he would make his fortune. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  11. We did not think of this in the days when we watched the sea and waited for my ship. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  12. That's what you said; and I put a lot of nutcakes in my pocket to eat 'fore we got to the ship. – Little Grandfather by Sophie May
  13. But you saw the ship, too? – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford
  14. " That's the ship that Smith has sent to get us out," laughed Storms, " and we've got ahead of him, and got out ourselves." – The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island by Cyril Burleigh
  15. " 'Lift me up, ' said the king, when the ship came close beside them, 'and put me into the ship. – Milly and Olly by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. He called after: But you can't get to the ship through those guards! – The Affair of the Brains by Anthony Gilmore
  17. " I want a ship I can sail in the Summer, and a bigger sled," came from Laddie. – Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's by Laura Lee Hope
  18. " There's a ship out there," he said. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  19. Well, the ship is ready!" – Victory by Lester del Rey
  20. We came to this country together on the same ship, twenty- five years ago. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable