Translation of "ship" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ʃɪp/ us /ʃɪp/

A2 a large boat that carries people or things by sea


(Translation of “ship” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ʃip/

a large boat

barco, buque, navío, embarcación
The ship sank and all the passengers and crew were drowned.

any of certain types of transport that fly

shipment noun

a load of goods sent by sea

a shipment of wine from Portugal.

the sending of goods by sea.

embarque, envío, transporte
shipper noun

a person who arranges for goods to be shipped

a firm of shippers.
shipping noun

ships taken as a whole

The harbour was full of shipping.
ship-broker noun

an agent whose job is to buy or sell ships.

agente marítimo

an insurance agent for ships.

agente marítimo
shipbuilder noun

a person whose business is the construction of ships

constructor de buques
a firm of shipbuilders.
shipbuilding noun

construcción de buques
(also adjective) the shipbuilding industry.
shipowner noun

a person or company that owns a ship or ships.

armador, naviero
shipshape adjective

in good order

en buen orden
She left everything shipshape in her room when she left.
shipwreck noun

the accidental sinking or destruction of a ship

There were many shipwrecks on the rocky coast.

a wrecked ship

an old shipwreck on the shore.
shipyard noun

a place where ships are built or repaired.

ship water

(of a boat) to let water in over the side

hacer agua
The boat shipped water and nearly capsized.

(Translation of “ship” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)