ship


ship
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n.

1) to build; refit a ship

2) to christen; launch a ship

3) to navigate; sail a ship

4) to scuttle; sink; torpedo a ship

5) to abandon ship (when it is sinking)

6) to jump ship ('to desert from a ship's crew')

7) to raise a sunken ship

8) to load; unload a ship

9) a battleship; capital; hospital; merchant; oceangoing; passenger; rocket; sailing ship; spaceship; steamship; supply ship; warship; weather ship

10) a ship heaves; pitches; rolls

11) (misc.) to board a ship; to disembark from a ship; to run a tight ship ('to operate efficiently')

USAGE NOTE: The term rocket ship is now used chiefly in science fiction. The terms spacecraft and space vehicle are now used for the real thing. The term spaceship is sometimes used for 'manned spacecraft'.
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v. (A) they have shipped the merchandise to us; or: they have shipped us the merchandise

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[ʃɪp]
launch a ship
merchant
oceangoing
or: they have shipped us the merchandise
pitches
refit a ship
rolls
sail a ship
sailing ship
spaceship
steamship
supply ship
to disembark from a ship
torpedo a ship
unload a ship
weather ship
to run a ti (USAGE NOTE: The term rocket ship is now used chiefly in science fiction. The terms spacecraft and space vehicle are now used for the real thing. The term spaceship is sometimes used for 'manned spacecraft'.; 'to operate efficiently')
(A) they have shipped the merchandise to us
(misc.) to board a ship
a battleship
a ship heaves
to build
to christen
to load
to navigate
to raise a sunken ship
to scuttle
to jump ship ('to desert from a ship's crew')
to abandon ship (when it is sinking)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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