A vessel of considerable size for deep-water navigation.
A sailing vessel having three or more square-rigged masts.
An aircraft or spacecraft.
The crew of one of these vessels.
One's fortune: When my ship comes in, I'll move to a larger house.
To place or receive on board a ship: shipped the cargo in the hold.
To cause to be transported by or as if by ship; send. See Synonyms at send1.
To place (a ship's mast or rudder, for example) in its working position.
To bring into a ship or boat: ship an anchor.
To place (an oar) in a resting position inside a boat without removing it from the oarlock.
To hire (a person) for work on a ship.
To take in (water) over the side of a ship.
To go aboard a ship; embark.
To travel by ship.
To hire oneself out or enlist for service on a ship.
ship out To leave, as for a distant place: troops shipping out to the war zone.
ship out To send, as to a distant place.
ship out Informal To quit, resign from, or otherwise vacate a position: Shape up or ship out.