shipnoun [ C ]uk /ʃɪp/ us /ʃɪp/
a sailing ship
- The crane lifted the container off the ship.
- We spent two months aboard ship .
- The ship sank slowly to the depths of the ocean.
- Hundreds of people turned up to see the ship dock at Southampton.
- The ship was flying the Spanish flag.
shipverb [ T usually + adv/prep ]uk /ʃɪp/ us /ʃɪp/ -pp-
- Her books and clothes were packed into chests and shipped across to Canada.
- Millions of live animals are shipped around the world each year.
- The goods are then shipped across the Atlantic.
- Products like this are routinely shipped to the four corners of the earth.
- It's cheaper to ship goods than it is to fly them.