ship

noun
1》 a large seagoing boat.
    ↘a sailing vessel with a bowsprit and three or more square-rigged masts.
2》 a spaceship.
3》 N. Amer. an aircraft.
verb (ships, shipping, shipped)
1》 transport on a ship.
    ↘transport by other means.
    ↘dated embark on a ship.
    ↘(of a sailor) take service on a ship.
2》 (of a boat) take in (water) over the side.
3》 take (oars) from the rowlocks and lay them inside a boat.
    ↘fix (a rudder, mast, etc.) in place on a ship.
4》 make (a product) available for purchase.
Phrases
a sinking ship a failing organization or endeavour.
take ship set off on a voyage by ship.
when one's ship comes in (or home) when one's fortune is made.
Derivatives
shipless adjective
shipload noun
shippable adjective
shipper noun
Origin
OE scip (n.), late OE scipian (v.), of Gmc origin.

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