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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


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

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