Associations to the word «Ship»


SHIP, noun. A water-borne vessel generally larger than a boat.
SHIP, noun. (chiefly in combination) A vessel which travels through any medium other than across land, such as an airship or spaceship.
SHIP, noun. (archaic) (nautical) (formal) A sailing vessel with three or more square-rigged masts.
SHIP, noun. A dish or utensil (originally fashioned like the hull of a ship) used to hold incense.
SHIP, verb. (transitive) To send by water-borne transport.
SHIP, verb. (transitive) To send (a parcel or container) to a recipient (by any means of transport).
SHIP, verb. (ambitransitive) To engage to serve on board a vessel.
SHIP, verb. (intransitive) To embark on a ship.
SHIP, verb. (transitive) (nautical) To put in its place.
SHIP, verb. (transitive) To take in (water) over the sides of a vessel.
SHIP, verb. (transitive) To pass (from one person to another).
SHIP, verb. (poker slang) (ambitransitive) To go all in.
SHIP, verb. (sports) To trade or send a player to another team.
SHIP, verb. (rugby) To bungle a kick and give the opposing team possession.
SHIP, noun. (fandom) A fictional romantic relationship between two persons, either real or themselves fictional.
SHIP, verb. (fandom) To support or approve of a fictional romantic relationships between two persons, either real or themselves fictional.
SHIP BISCUIT, noun. (nautical) hardtack
SHIP FEVER, noun. A form of typhus fever.
SHIP LETTER, noun. A letter conveyed by a ship other than a mail packet.
SHIP MONEY, noun. (historical) A tax applied to coastal towns for their defence in wartime.
SHIP OF THE DESERT, noun. (metaphor) A camel.
SHIP OF THE LINE, noun. (nautical) (military) A large square-rigged warship large enough to have a place in the line of battle. with up to 140 guns on at least two decks. A capital ship from the age of sail, superior to a frigate; usually, a seventy-four, or three-decker.
SHIP OF WAR, noun. (archaic) (military) warship
SHIP OUT, verb. (intransitive) To depart, especially for a sea voyage or military assignment.
SHIP OUT, verb. (intransitive) (figuratively) To leave, get out, or resign.
SHIP OUT, verb. (transitive) To send, especially by means of a transport vehicle.
SHIP OUT, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To get rid of, expel, or discard.
SHIP RAILWAY, noun. An inclined railway with a cradle-like car, by means of which a ship may be drawn out of the water for repairs etc.
SHIP RAILWAY, noun. A railway arranged for the transportation of vessels overland between two watercourses or harbours.
SHIP RAILWAYS, noun. Plural of ship railway
SHIP RAT, noun. Synonym of black rat.
SHIP RATS, noun. Plural of ship rat
SHIP WAR, noun. (fandom slang) An intense and sometimes hostile disagreement between shippers of rival ships in a fandom.
SHIP WARS, noun. Plural of ship war

Dictionary definition

SHIP, noun. A vessel that carries passengers or freight.
SHIP, verb. Transport commercially.
SHIP, verb. Hire for work on a ship.
SHIP, verb. Go on board.
SHIP, verb. Travel by ship.
SHIP, verb. Place on board a ship; "ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel".

Wise words

Suit the action to the word, the word to the action.
William Shakespeare