Meaning of 'ship' (Webster Dictionary)
- Pay; reward.
- Any large seagoing vessel.
- Specifically, a vessel furnished with a bowsprit and three
masts (a mainmast, a foremast, and a mizzenmast), each of which is
composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a topgallant mast, and
square-rigged on all masts. See Illustation in Appendix.
- A dish or utensil (originally fashioned like the hull of a
ship) used to hold incense. - To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a
- To embark on a ship. - To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for
transportation; to send by water.
- By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any
conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by
- Hence, to send away; to get rid of.
- To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to
- To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
- To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.