English dictionary



Info: This web site is based on WordNet 3.0 from Princeton University.

English noun: ship

1. ship (artifact) a vessel that carries passengers or freight


Broader (hypernym)vessel, watercraft


Narrower (hyponym)abandoned ship, blockade-runner, cargo ship, cargo vessel, combat ship, derelict, flagship, gas-turbine ship, hospital ship, hulk, iceboat, icebreaker, lightship, minelayer, minesweeper, nuclear-powered ship, passenger ship, pirate, pirate ship, school ship, shipwreck, sister ship, slave ship, small ship, steamer, steamship, supply ship, tender, three-decker, training ship, transport ship, treasure ship, troopship, war vessel, warship, whaler, whaling ship, wreck


Instance hyponymBounty, H.M.S. Bounty, Mayflower


Part holonymafter part, bay, bilge pump, bilge well, bulkhead, bulwark, caboose, cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, cookhouse, crow's nest, davit, deck, drogue, fin, fo'c'sle, forecastle, frame, funnel, galley, gyrostabiliser, gyrostabilizer, helm, hold, log, lubber's hole, mainsheet, poop, porthole, quarter, ratlin, ratline, ridge rope, riding bitt, screw, screw propeller, sea anchor, sheet, ship's galley, shroud, skeletal frame, skeleton, spar, stern, storage area, superstructure, tack, tail, top, topside, underframe, weather sheet, winch, windlass


Member meronymfleet


Domain category membersastern, auxiliary boiler, auxiliary engine, beam, belaying pin, bitt, bollard, brig, broken-backed, carvel-built, clincher-built, clinker-built, destabilization, donkey boiler, donkey engine, drift, embrasure, engine room, engineering, foundering, funnel, going under, harborage, harbourage, hogged, lap-strake, lap-straked, lap-streak, lap-streaked, leeway, log, lurch, magnetic mine, messmate, pitch, pitching, planking, port, porthole, sick berth, sickbay, trim


English verb: ship

1. ship (motion) transport commercially


ExamplesThey ship the parcel to their parents, They ship them the parcel


Synonymssend, transport


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)barge, despatch, dispatch, forward, railroad, send off, send on

2. ship (social) hire for work on a ship


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)employ, engage, hire

3. ship (motion) go on board


Synonymsembark


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)board, get on


Narrower (hyponym)emplane, enplane


Antonymsdebark, disembark, set down

4. ship (motion) travel by ship


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)journey, travel

5. ship (contact) place on board a ship


SamplesShip the cargo in the hold of the vessel.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set


Narrower (hyponym)reship









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk