Definition of ship


  • a vessel that carries passengers or freight.


  • transport commercially. Synonyms: send, transport.
  • hire for work on a ship.
  • go on board. Synonyms: embark. Antonyms: disembark.
  • travel by ship.
  • place on board a ship; "ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel".

Related words

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Words nearby ship

chip, hip, shia, shim, shin, shit, shiv, shop, sip, skip, slip, snip, whip.

Rhymes with ship

blip, chip, clip, dip, drip, equip, flip, grip, gyp, hip, ip, kip, lip, microchip, nip, outstrip, pip, quip, rip, scrip.

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More information about ship

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • ship is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 9 points
  • ship is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 9 points
  • ship is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 9 points
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