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English noun: berth

1. berth (act) a job in an organization


SamplesHe occupied a post in the treasury.


Synonymsbillet, office, place, position, post, situation, spot


Broader (hypernym)business, job, line, line of work, occupation


Narrower (hyponym)academicianship, accountantship, admiralty, ambassadorship, apostleship, apprenticeship, associateship, attorneyship, bailiffship, baronetage, bishopry, cadetship, caliphate, captaincy, captainship, cardinalship, chair, chairmanship, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chaplainship, chieftaincy, chieftainship, clerkship, commandership, commandery, comptrollership, consulship, controllership, councillorship, councilorship, counsellorship, counselorship, curacy, curatorship, custodianship, deanery, deanship, directorship, discipleship, editorship, eldership, emirate, episcopate, fatherhood, fatherhood, feudal lordship, foremanship, generalcy, generalship, governorship, headship, headship, hot seat, incumbency, inspectorship, instructorship, internship, judgeship, judicature, khanate, lectureship, legateship, legation, legislatorship, librarianship, lieutenancy, magistracy, magistrature, managership, manhood, marshalship, mastership, mayoralty, messiahship, moderatorship, overlordship, pastorate, pastorship, peasanthood, plum, praetorship, precentorship, preceptorship, prefecture, prelacy, prelature, premiership, presidency, presidentship, primateship, principalship, priorship, proconsulate, proconsulship, proctorship, professorship, protectorship, public office, rabbinate, receivership, rectorate, rectorship, regency, residency, rulership, sainthood, secretaryship, seigneury, seigniory, senatorship, sinecure, solicitorship, speakership, stewardship, studentship, teachership, thaneship, throne, treasurership, tribuneship, trusteeship, vice-presidency, viceroyship, viziership, wardenship, wardership, womanhood

2. berth (location) a place where a craft can be made fast


Synonymsmoorage, mooring, slip


Broader (hypernym)anchorage, anchorage ground

3. berth (artifact) a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers


Synonymsbuilt in bed, bunk


Broader (hypernym)bed


Narrower (hyponym)lower, lower berth, upper, upper berth


English verb: berth

1. berth (possession) provide with a berth


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

2. berth (contact) secure in or as if in a berth or dock


SamplesTie up the boat.


Synonymsmoor, tie up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure


Narrower (hyponym)wharf

3. berth (contact) come into or dock at a wharf


SamplesThe big ship wharfed in the evening.


Synonymsmoor, wharf


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)dock









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