Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun shipping

2 senses of shipping

Sense 1
transportation, shipping, transport -- (the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials)
       => commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business -- (the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business")

Sense 2
shipping, cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vessels -- (conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry)
       => conveyance, transport -- (something that serves as a means of transportation)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb ship

5 senses of ship

Sense 1
transport, send, ship -- (transport commercially)
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
ship -- (hire for work on a ship)
       => hire, engage, employ -- (engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?")

Sense 3
embark, ship -- (go on board)
       => board, get on -- (get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.))

Sense 4
ship -- (travel by ship)
       => travel, journey -- (travel upon or across; "travel the oceans")

Sense 5
ship -- (place on board a ship; "ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

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