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1. freight

noun. ['ˈfreɪt'] goods carried by a large vehicle.

Synonyms

  • load
  • merchandise
  • ware
  • loading
  • lading
  • shipment
  • payload
  • product
  • cargo

Antonyms

  • unloading
  • take away
  • disenchant
  • displease

Etymology

  • freyght (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vracht (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

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Rhymes with Freight

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • solid-state
  • silverplate
  • remunerate
  • multistate
  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • interstate
  • conflate
  • upstate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • prorate

How do you pronounce freight?

Pronounce freight as freɪt.

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Sentences with freight


1. Verb, past tense
Amtrak offers freight shipping of boxes up to 50 pounds, with entire shipments up to 500 pounds.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Weigh your freight shipment and measure its dimensions so your shipper can provide you with an accurate price.

3. Verb, past participle
Examples are distribution, packaging, freight out and sales commissions.

Quotes about freight


1. The world must be all fucked up,"he said then, "when men travel first class and literature goes as freight.
- Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

2. A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
- Theodore Roosevelt

3. Dying should come easy:like a freight train youdon't hear whenyour back isturned.
- Charles Bukowski, The Flash of Lightning Behind the Mountain: New Poems

2. air-freight

verb. transport (cargo) by air.

Synonyms

  • air-ship
  • airfreight

3. freight

noun. ['ˈfreɪt'] transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates.

Synonyms

  • freightage
  • transport
  • shipping

Antonyms

  • buy
  • export
  • import
  • sell

Etymology

  • freyght (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vracht (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

4. freight

noun. ['ˈfreɪt'] the charge for transporting something by common carrier.

Synonyms

  • freight rate
  • charge per unit
  • rate

Antonyms

  • acceleration
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • linger

Etymology

  • freyght (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vracht (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

5. freight

verb. ['ˈfreɪt'] load with goods for transportation.

Antonyms

  • absolve

Etymology

  • freyght (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vracht (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

6. freight

verb. ['ˈfreɪt'] transport commercially as cargo.

Synonyms

  • air-freight
  • airfreight
  • air-ship

Antonyms

  • overcharge
  • unburden
  • negative charge
  • positive charge

Etymology

  • freyght (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vracht (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
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