Synonyms

1. merchant-venturer

noun. a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas).

Synonyms

  • merchandiser
  • merchant

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2. ship-breaker

noun. a contractor who buys old ships and breaks them up for scrap.

3. merchant

noun. ['ˈmɝːtʃənt'] a businessperson engaged in retail trade.

Synonyms

  • businessperson
  • bookdealer
  • butcher
  • milliner
  • salt merchant
  • seller
  • market keeper
  • trader
  • modiste
  • merchandiser
  • vender
  • grocer
  • retailer
  • dealer
  • salter
  • venturer
  • book seller
  • jeweler
  • jeweller
  • clothier
  • baker
  • bargainer
  • schlockmeister
  • stationer
  • storekeeper
  • meatman
  • poultryman
  • hatmaker
  • trafficker
  • vendor
  • shopkeeper
  • marketer
  • merchant-venturer
  • haberdasher
  • tradesman
  • bourgeois
  • stationery seller
  • vintner
  • shlockmeister
  • hatter
  • grain merchant
  • retail merchant
  • poulterer
  • wine merchant
  • rug merchant

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • socialistic

Etymology

  • marchant (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • marchant (Anglo-Norman)

4. air-ship

verb. transport (cargo) by air.

Synonyms

  • air-freight
  • airfreight

5. ship

noun. ['ˈʃɪp'] a vessel that carries passengers or freight.

Synonyms

  • icebreaker
  • gas-turbine ship
  • cargo ship
  • screw
  • spar
  • fo'c'sle
  • cookhouse
  • skeleton
  • passenger ship
  • cargo hold
  • sister ship
  • top
  • hold
  • log
  • whaling ship
  • funnel
  • stern
  • tail
  • minesweeper
  • training ship
  • fin
  • porthole
  • bulwark
  • iceboat
  • flagship
  • winch
  • combat ship
  • gyrostabilizer
  • ratline
  • watercraft
  • bulkhead
  • quarter
  • sea anchor
  • galley
  • school ship
  • bilge pump
  • poop
  • fleet
  • wreck
  • supply ship
  • sheet
  • war vessel
  • deck
  • ship's galley
  • underframe
  • minelayer
  • steamship
  • troopship
  • three-decker
  • nuclear-powered ship
  • shroud
  • storage area
  • slave ship
  • caboose
  • derelict
  • shipwreck
  • tack
  • bilge well
  • helm
  • ridge rope
  • pirate
  • bay
  • cargo deck
  • lubber's hole
  • windlass
  • hospital ship
  • warship
  • superstructure
  • whaler
  • screw propeller
  • cargo area
  • hulk
  • vessel
  • weather sheet
  • drogue
  • lightship
  • ratlin
  • small ship
  • forecastle
  • riding bitt
  • gyrostabiliser
  • after part
  • crow's nest
  • frame
  • transport ship
  • skeletal frame
  • steamer
  • blockade-runner
  • pirate ship
  • davit
  • topside
  • cargo vessel
  • abandoned ship
  • tender
  • treasure ship

Antonyms

  • unscrew
  • maximum
  • foot
  • worst

Etymology

  • ship (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ship

verb. ['ˈʃɪp'] transport commercially.

Synonyms

  • forward
  • barge
  • despatch
  • send off
  • send on
  • send
  • railroad
  • dispatch
  • displace
  • move

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • defy
  • surrender
  • exclude

Etymology

  • ship (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ship

verb. ['ˈʃɪp'] go on board.

Synonyms

  • board
  • enplane
  • emplane
  • embark

Antonyms

  • disembark
  • start
  • let
  • uncover

Etymology

  • ship (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ship

verb. ['ˈʃɪp'] place on board a ship.

Synonyms

  • place
  • reship
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • low
  • derestrict
  • deny

Etymology

  • ship (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ship

verb. ['ˈʃɪp'] hire for work on a ship.

Synonyms

  • engage
  • employ

Antonyms

  • front
  • placable
  • fancy

Etymology

  • ship (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. ship

verb. ['ˈʃɪp'] travel by ship.

Synonyms

  • travel

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • lose

Etymology

  • ship (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word merchant-ship


1. Noun Phrase
He started out as privateer for the British government, capturing enemy merchant ships, plundering them and dividing the goods with officials.

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