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British English: /ʃɪp/
American English: /ʃɪp/

Translation of ship in French:


  • (smaller) bateau (m)
    passenger ship Her Majesty's ship (HMS) Victory
    le Victory (navire faisant partie de la flotte de guerre britannique)
    to travel by ship
    voyager par bateau
    to send something by ship
    envoyer quelque chose par bateau
    to take ship for India [dated]
    prendre le bateau pour l'Inde
    a ship of the line (History)
    un bâtiment de ligne
    the good ship Ivanhoe [dated] [literary]

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 (send) (by sea)
    transporter [quelque chose] par mer
    (by air) transporter [quelque chose] par avion
    (overland) acheminer
  • 2 (take on board)
    charger (cargo, supplies)
    rentrer (oars)
    to ship water
    embarquer de l'eau


we are like ships that pass in the night

nous ne faisons que nous croiser

the ship of state

the ship of the desert

le vaisseau du désert

to run a tight ship

mener tout le monde à la baguette

when my ship comes in

quand j'aurai fait fortune

Phrasal verbs

ship off

ship [something/somebody] off, ship off [something/somebody]
expédier (also humorous)

ship out

1 ship out (American English) (go to sea) 2 ship [something] out, ship out [something] = → ship off

ship over

(American English)
s'engager dans la marine
Definition of ship in:
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