Dictionary.net

Definitions of ship

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

Usage examples for ship

  1. A ship- A ship! – Jeremy by Hugh Walpole
  2. He called after: But you can't get to the ship through those guards! – The Affair of the Brains by Anthony Gilmore
  3. 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
  4. We did not think of this in the days when we watched the sea and waited for my ship. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  5. Get the men into the ship! – The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  6. " '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
  7. " There's a ship out there," he said. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  8. " This is the best of all," he sighed, " but I'll get back to the ship tomorrow...." – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  9. At any rate, he must take the ship out. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  10. 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
  11. I wanted to see your ship. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  12. 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
  13. But you saw the ship, too? – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford
  14. Well, the ship is ready!" – Victory by Lester del Rey
  15. We came to this country together on the same ship, twenty- five years ago. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  16. " 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
  17. 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
  18. The ship was twenty years old, he would make his fortune. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  19. I cannot run away and leave the ship short- handed. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
X