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Definition of Ship


  1. Pay; reward.
  2. Any large seagoing vessel.
  3. 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.
  4. A dish or utensil (originally fashioned like the hull of a ship) used to hold incense.
  5. To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water.
  6. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.
  7. Hence, to send away; to get rid of.
  8. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.
  9. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
  10. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
  11. To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a man-of-war.
  12. To embark on a ship.

Ship Quotations

There's this misconception that the Navy is this cruise ship, and you get to go out and sail around, and every now and then, you have to swab the deck. But, no, it is a very impressive group of young people that live at sea, in this place that's very uncomfortable. They exude a pride that is well-deserved.
Tom Hanks

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
Benjamin Franklin

The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.
Pablo Neruda

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. - Louisa May Alcott
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.
Louisa May Alcott

Inspiration is one thing and you can't control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.
Kevin Eubanks
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Ship Translations

ship in Afrikaans is skip
ship in Danish is skib
ship in Finnish is laiva
ship in German is Schiff, versenden, Schiff
ship in Italian is vascello, spedire, trasportare
ship in Latin is navis navis, traba
ship in Portuguese is navio
ship in Swedish is fartyg, skepp, inskeppa
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