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English noun: freight

1. freight (artifact) goods carried by a large vehicle

Synonymscargo, consignment, lading, load, loading, payload, shipment

Broader (hypernym)merchandise, product, ware

2. freight (act) transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates


Broader (hypernym)shipping, transport, transportation

3. freight (possession) the charge for transporting something by common carrier

SamplesWe pay the freight.
The freight rate is usually cheaper.

Synonymsfreight rate, freightage

Broader (hypernym)charge per unit, rate

English verb: freight

1. freight (motion) transport commercially as cargo

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)transport

Narrower (hyponym)air-freight, air-ship, airfreight

2. freight (contact) load with goods for transportation

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)charge

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