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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.
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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