Meaning of SHIP in English

SHIP

I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English scip; akin to Old High German skif ~ Date: before 12th century 1. a large seagoing vessel, a sailing vessel having a bowsprit and usually three masts each composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a topgallant mast, boat , a ~'s crew, fortune 3 , air~ , airplane , spacecraft , II. verb (~ped; ~ping) Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to place or receive on board a ~ for transportation by water, to cause to be transported , to provide with a ~, to put in place for use , to take into a ~ or boat , to engage for service on a ~, to take (as water) over the side, intransitive verb to embark on a ~, 2. to go or travel by ~, to proceed by ~ or other means under military orders, to engage to serve on ~board, to be sent for delivery , ~pable adjective

Merriam Webster. Explanatory English dictionary Merriam Webster.      Толковый словарь английского языка Мерриам-Уэбстер.