Complete Definition of "ship"

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English

rank|ex|mere|agreement|690|ship|third|evil|outside

Etymology
From ME., from OE. scip.

Pronunciation
AHD|shÄ­p
IPA|/惻p/
SAMPA|/SIp/
audio|en-us-ship.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪp|-ɪp

Homophones
Paronyms: sheep, chip

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. A large, water-borne vessel, in contrast to a boat.

Usage notes
The singular form term||ship is often used without any Appendix:Glossary#article|article, producing such sentences as "In all, we spent three weeks aboard ship." and "Abandon ship!". (Similar patterns may be seen with many place nouns, such as term|camp, term|home, term|work, and term|school, but the details vary from noun to noun.)

Related terms
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battleship
midship, midships
shipboard
shipmate
shipowner
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shipshape
shipyard
tight ship
starship
spaceship
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Translations
trans-top|large water vessel
Albanian: anije
Arabic: ARchar|سÙÙÙØ© IPAchar|(safína)
Armenian: Õ¶Õ¡Õ¾ (nav)
Bosnian: t-|bs|brod|m, t-|bs|laÄa|f
Bulgarian: коÑаб (korab) m, паÑаÑод (parahod) m
Chinese: è¹ (chuán)
Croatian: t+|hr|brod|m, t-|hr|laÄa|f
Czech: t+|cs|loÄ|f
Danish: t+|da|skib
Dutch: t+|nl|schip|n
Estonian: laev
Finnish: t+|fi|laiva, t+|fi|alus
French: t-|fr|vaisseau|m, t+|fr|bateau|f, t+|fr|navire|m
German: t+|de|Schiff|n
Greek: t|el|καÏάβι|n|scGrek|trkarávi, t|el|Ïλοίο|n|scGrek|trplío, t|el|ναÏÏ|f|scGrek|trnafs i|obsolete
Hawaiian: moku
Hebrew: t|he|××× ×××|f|scHebr|tr'oniyyáh i|in various spellings
Hindi: पà¥à¤¤ (pot), à¤à¤¹à¤¾à¤ (jahÄj), à¤à¤¹à¤¾à¤à¤¼ (jahÄz)
Hungarian: t+|hu|hajó
Italian: t+|it|nave|f
Indonesian: t+|id|kapal|xs=Indonesian
Japanese: è¹ (fune)
Korean: ë°° (bae), ì ë° (seonbak)
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Kurdish KUchar|پاپÛÚ
Macedonian: бÑод m, лаÑа f
Malayalam: à´à´ªàµà´ªà´²àµâ (kappal), à´¨àµà´ (nouka)
Latin: t+|la|navis|f
Latvian: kuģis m
Lithuanian: laivas m
Norwegian: t-|no|skip|n
Old English: t-|ang|scip|n|xsOld English, t-|ang|ceol|m|altcÄol|xsOld English, t-|ang|bat|m|altbÄt|xsOld English, t-|ang|naca|m|xsOld English, t-|ang|sundwudu|m|xs=Old English
Persian: FAchar|ÙØ´ØªÛ (keÅ¡ti), FAchar|جÙاز (jahÄz)
Polish: statek m, okrÄt m
Portuguese: navio m
Russian: коÑÐ°Ð±Ð»Ñ m (koráblâ), ÑÑдно (súdno) n
Scots: gailey
Serbian:

Slovene: t+|sl|ladja|f
Spanish: t+|es|barco|m, t+|es|buque|m, t+|es|nave|f
Swedish: skepp n, fartyg n
Telugu: t|te|à°à°¡|scTelu(ODa)t|te|నావ|scTelu(nAva)
Ukrainian: коÑÐ°Ð±ÐµÐ»Ñ (korabélâ) m
Urdu: URchar|جÙاز (jahÄz)
Welsh: llong f
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Verb
en-verb|ship|p|ed

  1. transitive To send a parcel or container to a recipient.
  2. transitive To send by water-borne transport.

Translations
trans-top|send a parcel or container
Dutch: verschepen, verzenden, opsturen, uitleveren
Finnish: t-|fi|toimittaa, t+|fi|lähettää
French: t+|fr|poster, t+|fr|expédier
German: verschicken, versenden
Hungarian: szállít
Italian: t+|it|spedire
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Persian: ترابار Ùرد٠(taraabaar)
Portuguese: t+|pt|mandar, t+|pt|enviar
Spanish: t+|es|mandar
Swedish: skeppa, frakta
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trans-top|send by water-borne transport
Dutch: t-|nl|verschepen
Finnish: t-|fi|laivata
German: verschiffen
Portuguese: t+|pt|embarcar
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See also
-ship

Anagrams
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