Ship in a sentence

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Definition of Ship

  • Any large seagoing vessel.
  • Specifically, a vessel furnished with a bowsprit and three masts (a mainmast, a foremast, and a mizzenmast), each of which is composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a topgallant mast, and square-rigged on all masts. See Illustation in Appendix.
  • To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water.
  • By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.
  • Hence, to send away; to get rid of.
  • To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.
  • To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
  • To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
  • To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a man-of-war.
  • To embark on a ship.
  • a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • place on board a ship
  • travel by ship
  • transport commercially
  • go on board
  • hire for work on a ship

How to use ship in a sentence. Ship pronunciation.

But when Curry heard of the difficulty, he came forward, solitary and alone, and shouldered the Ship of State over the bar and got her afloat again.
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Her gaze became more and more staring and glazed, and she felt as if the rock, on which she was sitting, were changing into the ship which had brought her from Massilia to Ostia.
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Every heaving motion of the vessel, which had made her so giddy as it danced over the shifting waves, she now distinctly felt again, and at last it seemed as if a whirlpool had seized the ship, and was whirling it round faster and faster in a circle.
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Suddenly he decided to seek his fortune in America, but he was both homesick and seasick before the ship emerged from the Baltic, and from Lubeck he fled incontinently back to Petersburg.
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I met Mr. Muller in the express office the morning of sailing, about half an hour before the tender was to take the passengers to the ship.
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Admiral Sir Thomas Williams, a straight-forward and excellent man, was in command of a ship crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
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His course brought him in sight of the Island of Ascension, at that time uninhabited, and _never visited by any ship_, except for the purpose of collecting turtles, which abound on the coast.
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He felt how strange such a wish would appear to his crew, and _tried to disregard it; but in vain_. His desire became more and more urgent and distressing, and foreseeing that it would soon be more difficult to gratify it, he told his lieutenant to prepare to "_put about ship_" and steer for Ascension.
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But these arguments seemed, to increase Captain Williams' anxiety, and the ship was steered toward the uninteresting little island.
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What made the captain steer his ship in the very opposite direction to what he and his crew wanted to go, but the _superhuman Spirit of God_. SAMUEL HARRIS'S LAWSUIT, AND HOW THE LORD SETTLED IT FOR HIM.
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A Sea Captain relates to the editor of the _Christian_, a remarkable incident, whereby in one of his voyages his ship was unaccountably held still, and thereby saved from sailing directly into the midst of a terrible hurricane:-"We sailed from the Kennebec on the first of October, 1876.
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The ship sailed, and in about six weeks intelligence arrived that the vessel was lost, and all on board had perished.
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A godly man, the master of an American ship, during one voyage found his ship bemisted for days, and he became rather anxious respecting her safety.
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The thought struck him, if he had with confidence committed his soul to God, he might certainly commit his ship to Him; and so, accordingly, he gave all into the hands of God, and felt at perfect peace; but still he prayed, that if He would be pleased to give a cloudless sky at twelve o'clock, he should like to take an observation to ascertain their real position, and whether they were on the right course.
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A missionary in India, passing one day through the school room, observed a little boy engaged in prayer, and overheard him say, "O, Lord Jesus, I thank thee for sending big ship into my country and wicked men to steal me and bring me here, that I might hear about Thee and love Thee.
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The missionary in a few days after saw him standing on the sea-shore, looking very intently as the ships came in.
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For two years he was to be seen day after day watching the arrival of every ship.
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Father and mother come in that ship_," which was actually the case.
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A certain ship was overtaken in a severe and prolonged storm at sea.
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But they could not save the ship; she was too badly strained, her leaks were too great for the pumps, she must go to the bottom.
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Examples of Ship

Example #1
Carson blandly declined to give a room rent-free, or let one to the government on credit.
Example #2
It was easy to get legislators, even at three dollars a day, although board was four dollars and fifty cents, for distinction has its charm in Nevada as well as elsewhere, and there were plenty of patriotic souls out of employment; but to get a legislative hall for them to meet in was another matter altogether.
Example #3
Every heaving motion of the vessel, which had made her so giddy as it danced over the shifting waves, she now distinctly felt again, and at last it seemed as if a whirlpool had seized the ship, and was whirling it round faster and faster in a circle.
Example #4
Sirona looked after him as he hastened away.
Example #5
She closed her eyes, felt vaguely and in vain in the air for some holdfast, her head fell powerless on one side, and before her cheek sank upon her shoulder she uttered one feeble cry of distress, for she felt as if all her limbs were dropping from her body, as leaves in autumn fall from the boughs, and she fell back unconscious on the stony couch which Paulus had constructed for her.
Example #6
Her gaze became more and more staring and glazed, and she felt as if the rock, on which she was sitting, were changing into the ship which had brought her from Massilia to Ostia.