Definition of 'ship'
Example sentences containing 'ship'
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Merchants and ship owners would visit to swap information and insure their vessels. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is not such a vessel a ship? Times, Sunday Times (2008)To stave off the injuries and stop shipping goals away from home. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We were the last life raft to get away from the ship. The Sun (2007)They decided to set up a central transport and shipping department to do this. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)The crew abandoned ship and took shelter in a nearby village. The Sun (2014)There are benefits and disadvantages to both large and small ships. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The few cruise ships that visit bring little economic benefit to the island. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We eat the same food rations we eat aboard ship. The Complete Stories Volume 2 (1995)Within ninety minutes the ship was ready for departure. Titanic - Destination disaster (1987) Boats from the ships and the fort were used to tow down rafts of timber for firewood. VOYAGES OF DELUSION: The Search for the North West Passage in the Age of Reason (2002)He was charged with attacking enemy shipping or vessels that might be carrying war supplies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But shipping three goals and two points at the last? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then they get shipped away for fitting to the spacecraft. Times, Sunday Times (2016)From the transport ships came the landing craft with various initials that brought the troops ashore. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)They would have come with merchants by land or aboard ships. The Sun (2015)The captain said that he was told by management to bring the ship closer to the shore that night. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So they may be more ready to jump ship without thinking for a moment what they are letting themselves in for. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Similar choices face our defence industry in areas such as armoured vehicles, surface ships and helicopters. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In fact, they were dressed just as they were when they boarded the ship. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This consisted of 16 merchant ships escorted by warships. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Surely the ship's crew would be aware of such elementary hazards. Anti-Ice (1993)The largest sailing ship on Earth is something to behold. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Once out of the country, the vehicles can be shipped anywhere in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They post the scheduled times of departure of the big ships - liners and containers - on notices around the village. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'ship'
Very Common. ship is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of ship from the Collins English Dictionary
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