Meaning of SHIP in English
/ ʃɪp; NAmE / noun , verb
a large boat that carries people or goods by sea :
There are two restaurants on board ship .
a sailing / cargo / cruise ship
a ship's captain / crew / company / cook
Raw materials and labour come by ship , rail or road.
—see also airship , flagship , lightship
see jump verb , sink verb , spoil verb , tight
■ verb ( -pp- )
[ vn ] to send or transport sb/sth by ship or by another means of transport :
The company ships its goods all over the world.
He was arrested and shipped back to the UK for trial.
to be available to be bought; to make sth available to be bought :
[ v ]
The software is due to ship next month.
[ vn ]
The company continues to ship more computer systems than its rivals.
[ vn ] ship water ( of a boat, etc. ) to have water coming in over the sides
see shape verb
- ship sb off
Old English scip (noun), late Old English scipian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch schip and German Schiff .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005