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SHIPMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does shipment mean? 

SHIPMENT (noun)
  The noun SHIPMENT has 2 senses:

1. goods carried by a large vehicle
2. the act of sending off something

  Familiarity information: SHIPMENT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SHIPMENT (noun)


Sense 1shipment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Goods carried by a large vehicle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

lading; freight; consignment; cargo; shipment; payload; load; loading

Hypernyms ("shipment" is a kind of...):

merchandise; product; ware (commodities offered for sale)


Sense 2shipment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of sending off something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

dispatch; shipment; despatch

Hypernyms ("shipment" is a kind of...):

departure; going; going away; leaving (act of departing)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "shipment"):

reshipment (the act of shipping again (especially by transferring to another ship))


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