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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 Agent

  • reagent
  • bagent

Sentences with freight-agent


1. Noun Phrase
The best way to learn about the shipping business is to take a course in freight agent training.

2. Noun Phrase
Many colleges and community colleges offer courses in freight agent training through their continuing education programs.

3. Noun Phrase
Apply for jobs as a freight agent with another company.

4. Noun Phrase
Some freight agents work as independent business people and others work for freight brokerage companies.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. freight

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

Antonyms

  • absolve

Etymology

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

5. 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))

6. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect.

Synonyms

  • teratogen
  • weakener
  • retardation
  • quickener
  • lethal agent
  • eliminator
  • vasoconstrictor
  • invigorator
  • shortener
  • represser
  • mutagen
  • transmitter
  • retardent
  • stressor
  • infectious agent
  • vector
  • biological agent
  • satisfier
  • motor
  • biohazard
  • retardant
  • infective agent
  • relaxer
  • impairer
  • enlivener
  • cause
  • causal agency
  • vasoconstrictive
  • causal agent
  • repressor

Antonyms

  • synergist
  • antagonist
  • abstain
  • bring to

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

7. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a substance that exerts some force or effect.

Synonyms

  • bleaching agent
  • alkaliser
  • emmenagogue
  • nerve gas
  • diluent
  • hypoglycaemic agent
  • virucide
  • lactogen
  • antifungal
  • blanching agent
  • precipitant
  • whitener
  • antiflatulent
  • antimycotic
  • lactifuge
  • gastric antacid
  • antacid
  • thinner
  • disinfectant
  • viricide
  • drug
  • antimycotic agent
  • alkalizer
  • hypnagogue
  • chemical agent
  • coagulator
  • vermicide
  • galactagogue
  • coolant
  • germicide
  • mitogen
  • fungicide
  • hypoglycemic agent
  • coagulant
  • substance
  • dilutant
  • solvating agent
  • antiacid
  • inducer
  • nerve agent
  • antimicrobic
  • cause
  • causal agency
  • antimicrobial
  • causal agent
  • antifungal agent
  • bleach

Antonyms

  • afferent
  • noncausative
  • biological
  • nonrepresentative

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

8. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations.

Synonyms

  • deputy
  • special agent
  • talent agent
  • parliamentary agent
  • proxy
  • intelligence officer
  • next friend
  • general agent
  • purchasing agent
  • shopper
  • intelligence agent
  • government agent
  • shipping agent
  • surrogate
  • universal agent
  • placeholder
  • business agent
  • representative
  • secret agent
  • booking agent
  • mill agent
  • procurator
  • handler
  • operative
  • literary agent
  • employment agent
  • bailee
  • booker

Antonyms

  • general agent
  • dissuade
  • blacken
  • black

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

9. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.

Synonyms

  • businessperson
  • underwriter
  • investment banker
  • travel agent
  • real estate broker
  • insurance broker
  • securities firm
  • general agent
  • insurance agent
  • auctioneer
  • syndic
  • land agent
  • house agent
  • ship broker
  • bourgeois
  • broker
  • factor
  • brokerage
  • stockbroker
  • estate agent
  • real estate agent

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • activator
  • inhibitor
  • unhealthful

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

10. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause.

Synonyms

  • semantic role
  • participant role

Antonyms

  • synergistic
  • septic
  • generic drug

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)
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