WORDSOLVER for mobile!

Definition of FREIGHT

4 definitions found:



Freight \Freight\ (fr[=a]t), n. [F. fret, OHG. fr[=e]ht merit, reward. See {Fraught}, n.]
     1. That with which anything is fraught or laden for transportation; lading; cargo, especially of a ship, or a car on a railroad, etc.; as, a freight of cotton; a full freight. [1913 Webster]

     2. (Law)
        (a) The sum paid by a party hiring a ship or part of a ship for the use of what is thus hired. (b) The price paid a common carrier for the carriage of goods. --Wharton. [1913 Webster]

     3. Freight transportation, or freight line.
        [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Freight \Freight\ (fr[=a]t), a.
     Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car. [1913 Webster]

     {Freight agent}, a person employed by a transportation company to receive, forward, or deliver goods.

     {Freight car}. See under {Car}.

     {Freight train}, a railroad train made up of freight cars; -- called in England {goods train}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Freight \Freight\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Freighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Freighting}.] [Cf. F. freter.] To load with goods, as a ship, or vehicle of any kind, for transporting them from one place to another; to furnish with freight; as, to freight a ship; to freight a car. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

214 Moby Thesaurus words for "freight": Amtrak, air express, air-express, airfreight, airlift, airmail, asportation, bag, baggage, baggage train, bale, barrel, bear, bear hard upon, bearing, bottle, box, brim, burden, burdening, burthen, cable railroad, can, cargo, carload, carriage, carry, carrying, cartage, cartload, charge, charging, chock, choo-choo, cog railroad, cog railway, conduct, congest, consign, consignment, convey, conveyance, cram, crate, cross, crowd, cumber, cumbrance, deadweight, delivery, difficulty, disadvantage, dispatch, drag, drayage, drop a letter, duty, el, electric, electric train, elevated, embark, embarrassment, encumber, encumbrance, expedite, export, express, express train, expressage, ferriage, fill, fill to overflowing, fill up, flier, fly, forward, freight train, freightage, freighter, funicular, goods, goods train, hamper, handicap, haul, haulage, hauling, heap, heap up, impediment, impedimenta, imposition, inconvenience, incubus, incumbency, interurban, jam, jam-pack, lade, lading, lift, lighterage, lightning express, limited, load, loading, local, lug, luggage, lugging, lumber, mail, manhandle, mass, metro, milk train, millstone, monorail, onus, oppress, oppression, overburden, overfill, overload, overtax, overtaxing, overweight, overweighting, pack, pack away, packing, pad, parliamentary, parliamentary train, passenger train, payload, penalty, pile, pocket, portage, porterage, post, poundage, press hard upon, pressure, rack-and-pinion railroad, railroad train, railway express, ram in, rattler, remit, rest hard upon, rolling stock, sack, saddle, saddling, satiate, saturate, send, send away, send forth, send off, ship, shipload, shipment, shipping, shuttle, shuttle train, special, stack, store, stow, streamliner, stuff, subway, supercharge, superincumbency, surcharge, surfeit, take, task, tax, taxing, telpherage, tonnage, top off, tote, toting, trailerload, train, trainload, transmit, transport, transportation, transshipment, trouble, truckage, truckload, tube, underground, vanload, wad, waft, waftage, wagonage, way train, weigh heavy on, weigh on, weigh upon, weight, whisk, white elephant, wing


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


Back to the WordSolver.net for Mobile homepage.



2 & 3-letter word lists
US/Canada/TWL23
English/SOWPODS23
WWF/ENABLE23
French/OSD423

Privacy Policy

This website is the cutdown mobile version of the fully featured ajax-driven WordSolver.net site.