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1. 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))

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Words that Rhyme with Ship

  • roundtrip
  • microchip
  • outstrip
  • unzip
  • strip
  • scripp
  • scrip
  • equip
  • whipp
  • whip
  • trippe
  • tripp
  • trip
  • stipp
  • snip
  • slip
  • skipp
  • skip
  • quipp
  • quip
  • klipp
  • gripp
  • grip
  • flip
  • drip
  • crip
  • clip
  • blip
  • zipp
  • zip

Example sentences of the word ship


1. Noun, singular or mass
It's much easier to book tickets on an airplane or arrive by passenger ship.

Quotes containing the word ship


1. Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

2. A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.
- William G.T. Shedd

3. You could have fooled me. Everytime I called you, Luke said you were sick. I figured you were avoiding me. Again.""I wasn't. I did want to talk to you. I've been thinking about you all the time.""I've been thinking about you, too.""I really was sick. I swear. I almost died back there on the ship, you know.""I know. Everytime you almost die, I almost die myself.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

2. ship-breaker

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

3. air-ship

verb. transport (cargo) by air.

Synonyms

  • air-freight
  • airfreight

4. ship-towed_long-range_acoustic_detection_system

noun. a shipboard system consisting of an acoustic detection system that is towed behind the ship.

5. 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))

6. ship

verb. ['ˈʃɪp'] go on board.

Synonyms

  • board
  • enplane
  • emplane
  • embark

Antonyms

  • disembark
  • start
  • let
  • uncover

Etymology

  • ship (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. 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))

8. ship

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

Synonyms

  • engage
  • employ

Antonyms

  • front
  • placable
  • fancy

Etymology

  • ship (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ship

verb. ['ˈʃɪp'] travel by ship.

Synonyms

  • travel

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • lose

Etymology

  • ship (Middle English (1100-1500))
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