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

Translation of ship in German:


  • 1
    Schiff, das
    take ship
    sich einschiffen
    for nach
    when my ship comes home or in
    wenn ich zu Geld komme
    ship of the desert [figurative]
    [formal] [humorous]
    Schiff der Wüste
    we were just ships that pass in the night
    nur einmal kreuzten sich unsere Wege
    the ship of state
    das Staatsschiff
    run a tight ship
    ein strenges Regiment führen
    break1 1 7, → company 1, → company 8, → tar1 1
  • 3 [colloquial]
    Raumschiff, das

transitive verb -pp-

  • 2 (Nautical)
    (position) (Ruderpinne, Mast, Positionslichter)
  • 3ship oars
    (bring them into the boat)
    die Riemen einlegen od. -ziehen
  • 4ship water/a sea
    Wasser/eine See übernehmen

intransitive verb -pp-

  • 1
    sich einschiffen

Phrasal verbs

ship off

transitive verb

ship out

transitive verb
(Ladung, Güter)

Definition of ship in:

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