HyperDic: ship

English > 6 senses of the word ship:
NOUNartifactshipa vessel that carries passengers or freight
VERBmotionship, transport, sendtransport commercially
socialshiphire for work on a ship
motionship, embarkgo on board
motionshiptravel by ship
contactshipplace on board a ship
ship > pronunciation
Soundsshih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > ship: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA vessel that carries passengers or freight.
Category ofastern(of a ship or an airplane) behind
auxiliary boiler, donkey boiler(nautical) an extra boiler (as a ship's boiler that is used while the ship is in port)
auxiliary engine, donkey engine(nautical) a small engine (as one used on board ships to operate a windlass)
beam(nautical) breadth amidships
belaying pinA wood or metal bar to which a rope can be secured (as on a ship or in mountain climbing)
bollard, bittA strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
brigA penal institution (especially on board a ship)
broken-backed, hogged(of a ship) so weakened as to sag at each end
carvel-built(of ships) built with flush (rather than overlapping) hull planks
clinker-built, clincher-built, lap-strake, lap-straked, lap-streak, lap-streakedHaving overlapping hull planks
destabilizationAn event that causes a loss of equilibrium (as of a ship or aircraft)
driftThe gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)
engineering, engine roomA room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located
foundering, going under(of a ship) sinking
funnel(nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)
harborage, harbourage(nautical) a place of refuge (as for a ship)
leeway(of a ship or plane) sideways drift
logA written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)
lurch, pitch, pitchingabrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
magnetic mine(nautical) a marine mine that is detonated by a mechanism that responds to magnetic material (as the steel hull of a ship)
messmate(nautical) an associate with whom you share meals / meals in the same mess (as on a ship)
planking(nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as on a ship)
port, embrasure, portholeAn opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
sickbay, sick berth(nautical) a room for the treatment of the sick or injured (as on a ship)
trimAdjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
InstancesBounty, H.M.S. BountyA ship of the British navy
MayflowerThe ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from England to Massachusetts in 1620
Member offleetA group of steamships operating together under the same ownership
PartsbayA compartment on a ship between decks
bilge pumpA pump to remove bilgewater
bilge well(nautical) a well where seepage drains to be pumped away
bulkheadA partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments
bulwarkA fencelike structure around a deck (usually plural)
cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, hold, storage areaThe space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
crow's nestplatform for a lookout at or near the top of a mast
davitA crane-like device (usually one of a pair) for suspending or lowering equipment (as a lifeboat)
deckAny of various platforms built into a vessel
finA stabilizer on a ship that resembles the fin of a fish
forecastle, fo'c'sleliving quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed
funnel(nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)
galley, ship's galley, caboose, cookhouseThe area for food preparation on a ship
gyrostabilizer, gyrostabiliserA stabilizer consisting of a heavy gyroscope that spins on a vertical axis
helmsteering mechanism for a vessel
logmeasuring instrument that consists of a float that trails from a ship by a knotted line in order to measure the ship's speed through the water
lubber's holehole in a platform on a mast through which a sailor / sailor can climb without going out on the shrouds
portholeA window in a ship or airplane
ratline, ratlin(nautical) a small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship
ridge ropeEither of a pair of lifelines running alongside the bowsprit of a ship
riding bittOne of the large bitts used to secure the cable of a dropped anchor
screw, screw propellerA propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air
sea anchor, droguerestraint consisting of a canvas covered frame that floats behind a vessel
sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
skeleton, skeletal frame, frame, underframeThe internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
sparA stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging
stern, after part, quarter, poop, tailThe rear part of a ship
superstructurestructure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck
topplatform surrounding the head of a lower mast
topside(usually plural) weather deck
winch, windlasslifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds
Narrowerabandoned ship, derelictA ship abandoned on the high seas
blockade-runnerA ship that runs through or around a naval blockade
cargo ship, cargo vesselA ship designed to carry cargo
flagshipThe ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag
gas-turbine shipA ship powered by a gas turbine
hospital shipA ship built to serve as a hospital
hulkA ship that has been wrecked and abandoned
icebreaker, iceboatA ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation
lightshipA ship equipped like a lighthouse and anchored where a permanent lighthouse would be impracticable
minelayership equipped for laying marine mines
minesweepership equipped to detect and then destroy or neutralize or remove marine mines
nuclear-powered shipship whose motive power comes from the energy of a nuclear reactor
passenger shipA ship built to carry passengers
pirate, pirate shipA ship that is manned by pirates
school ship, training shipA ship used to train students as sailors / sailors
shipwreckA wrecked ship (or a part of one)
sister shipA ship that is one of two or more similar ships built at the same time
slave shipA ship used to transport / transport slaves from their homes / homes to places of bondage
small shipA ship that is small
steamer, steamshipA ship powered by one or more steam engines
tender, supply shipship that usually provides supplies to other ships
three-deckerAny ship having three decks
transport shipA ship for carrying soldiers or military equipment
treasure shipA 16th-century ship loaded with treasure
troopshipship for transporting / transporting troops / troops
warship, war vessel, combat shipA government ship that is available for waging war
whaler, whaling shipA ship engaged in whale fishing / fishing
wreckA ship that has been destroyed at sea
Broadervessel, watercraftA craft designed for water transportation / transportation
Spanishbajel, barco, buque, embarcación, nave, navio, navío
Catalanbarca, embarcació, nau, vaixell
Verbsshipplace on board a ship
shipgo on board
shiptravel by ship
shiphire for work on a ship
English > ship: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningtransport commercially.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey ship the parcel to their parents; They ship them the parcel
Synonymstransport, send
Narrowerbargetransport by barge on a body of water
dispatch, despatch, send offSend away towards a designated goal
forward, send onSend or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit
railroadtransport by railroad
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishdespachar, embarcar, enviar, expedir, mandar, transportar
Catalanembarcar, enviar, expedir, trametre, transportar
Nounsshipmentthe act of sending off something
shipmentgoods carried by a large vehicle
shippera company in the business of shipping freight
shippersomeone who ships goods
shippingthe commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
English > ship: 6 senses > verb 2, social
Meaninghire for work on a ship.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderhire, engage, employEngage or hire for work
Nounsshipa vessel that carries passengers or freight
English > ship: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaninggo on board.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymembark
Narroweremplane, enplaneboard a plane
Broaderboard, get onGet on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
Oppositedisembark, debark, set downGo ashore
Spanishembarcar
Catalanembarcar
Nounsshipa vessel that carries passengers or freight
English > ship: 6 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningtravel by ship.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadertravel, journeyTravel upon or across
Nounsshipa vessel that carries passengers or freight
English > ship: 6 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningplace on board a ship.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel"
Narrowerreshipplace on a ship again or transfer to another ship
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Nounsshipa vessel that carries passengers or freight

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