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

Translation of ship in German:


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

transitive verb -pp-

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

intransitive verb -pp-

  • 1 (embark)
    sich einschiffen

Phrasal verbs

ship off

schicken (Person)

ship out

verschiffen (Ladung, Güter)
Definition of ship in:
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