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freight

 (frāt)
n.
1. Goods carried by a vessel or vehicle, especially by a commercial carrier; cargo.
2. A burden; a load.
3.
a. Commercial transportation of goods.
b. The charge for transporting goods. Also called freightage.
4. A railway train carrying goods only.
tr.v. freight·ed, freight·ing, freights
1. To convey commercially as cargo.
2. To load with goods to be transported.
3. To imbue with a specified element or elements: freighted her words with innuendo.

[Middle English fraught, freight, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German vracht, vrecht; see aik- in Indo-European roots.]

freight

(freɪt)
n
1. (Commerce)
a. commercial transport that is slower and cheaper than express
b. the price charged for such transport
c. goods transported by this means
d. (as modifier): freight transport.
2. (Commerce) chiefly Brit a ship's cargo or part of it
vb (tr)
3. (Commerce) to load with goods for transport
4. (Commerce) chiefly US and Canadian to convey commercially as or by freight
5. to load or burden; charge
[C16: from Middle Dutch vrecht; related to French fret, Spanish flete, Portuguese frete]
ˈfreightless adj

freight

(freɪt)

n.
1. goods, cargo, or lading transported for pay.
2. the ordinary means of transport of goods provided by common carriers.
3. the charges for such transportation.
5. Slang. cost; price.
v.t.
6. to load; burden.
7. to load with goods or merchandise for transportation.
8. to transport as freight.
[1350–1400; < Middle Dutch or Middle Low German vrecht]

freight


Past participle: freighted
Gerund: freighting

Imperative
freight
freight
Present
I freight
you freight
he/she/it freights
we freight
you freight
they freight
Preterite
I freighted
you freighted
he/she/it freighted
we freighted
you freighted
they freighted
Present Continuous
I am freighting
you are freighting
he/she/it is freighting
we are freighting
you are freighting
they are freighting
Present Perfect
I have freighted
you have freighted
he/she/it has freighted
we have freighted
you have freighted
they have freighted
Past Continuous
I was freighting
you were freighting
he/she/it was freighting
we were freighting
you were freighting
they were freighting
Past Perfect
I had freighted
you had freighted
he/she/it had freighted
we had freighted
you had freighted
they had freighted
Future
I will freight
you will freight
he/she/it will freight
we will freight
you will freight
they will freight
Future Perfect
I will have freighted
you will have freighted
he/she/it will have freighted
we will have freighted
you will have freighted
they will have freighted
Future Continuous
I will be freighting
you will be freighting
he/she/it will be freighting
we will be freighting
you will be freighting
they will be freighting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been freighting
you have been freighting
he/she/it has been freighting
we have been freighting
you have been freighting
they have been freighting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been freighting
you will have been freighting
he/she/it will have been freighting
we will have been freighting
you will have been freighting
they will have been freighting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been freighting
you had been freighting
he/she/it had been freighting
we had been freighting
you had been freighting
they had been freighting
Conditional
I would freight
you would freight
he/she/it would freight
we would freight
you would freight
they would freight
Past Conditional
I would have freighted
you would have freighted
he/she/it would have freighted
we would have freighted
you would have freighted
they would have freighted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freight - goods carried by a large vehiclefreight - goods carried by a large vehicle  
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
2.freight - transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
shipping, transport, transportation - the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
3.freight - the charge for transporting something by common carrier; "we pay the freight"; "the freight rate is usually cheaper"
charge per unit, rate - amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"
Verb1.freight - transport commercially as cargo
airfreight, air-freight, air-ship - transport (cargo) by air
transport - move something or somebody around; usually over long distances
2.freight - load with goods for transportation
charge - fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay"

freight

noun
1. transportation, traffic, delivery, carriage, shipment, haulage, conveyance, transport France derives 16% of revenue from air freight.
verb transport, carry, ship, deliver, convey The grain is freighted down to Addis Ababa.

freight

noun
Something carried physically:
Sports: impost.
verb
1. To place a burden or heavy load on:
2. To make or become full; put as much into as can be held:
3. To cause to be filled, as with a particular mood or tone:
Translations
أجْرَة الشَّحْنحُمولَه، شحْنَهشَحْن
dopravnénákladnákladnínákladní doprava
fragtfragt-godsgods-last
rahtirahtimaksurahtitavarakuljetuskuljetusmaksu
promet
fuvardíj
farmur; fraktflutningsgjald, farmgjald
貨物輸送
화물
krovininis laivaskrovininis lėktuvasmokestis už pervežimąvažtapinigiai
frakts, vedmaksakravakravas-
tovor
frakt
การขนส่งสินค้า
nakliyenakliye ücretiyük
sự chuyên chở

freight

[freɪt]
A. N (= goods transported) → flete m; (= load) → carga f; (= goods) → mercancías fpl; (= charge) → flete m, gastos mpl or costos mpl de transporte
to send sth (by) freightenviar algo por flete
freight forward; freight collect (US) (Comm) → flete m or porte m debido
freight free (Comm) → franco de porte
freight inward (Comm) → flete m sobre compras
freight paid (Comm) → porte m pagado
B. VT (= transport) [+ goods] → fletar, transportar
C. CPD freight car N (US) → vagón m de mercancías
freight charges NPLgastos mpl or costos mpl de transporte
freight forwarder N(agente mf) transitario/a m/f, agente mf expedidor(a)
freight plane Navión m de transporte de mercancías
freight terminal Nterminal f de mercancías (Aer) → terminal f de carga
freight train N (US) → tren m de mercancías
freight yard Nárea f de carga

freight

[ˈfreɪt]
n
(= goods) → fret m, cargaison f
(= money charged for transport) → fret m, prix m du transport
freight forward → port
freight inward → port payé par le destinataire
(= transport) by air freight → par avion
to go by air freight → être transporté(e) par avion
by sea freight → par bateau
modif [company, depot, traffic] → de fretfreight car n (US)wagon m de marchandisesfreight charges nplfret m

freight

n
(= cargo)Fracht f, → Frachtgut nt
(= transport of freight)Frachtverkehr m
(also freight charges)Fracht f, → Frachtkosten pl; freight paid (Comm) → frachtfrei, Fracht bezahlt; freight and delivery paid (US Comm) → frachtfrei zum Bestimmungsort
adv to send something freight/air freightetw als Frachtgut/per Luftfracht senden
vt goodsverfrachten

freight

:
freight handler
nFrachtverlader(in) m(f)
freight plane
freight terminal
nFracht- or Güterterminal nt
freight train
nGüterzug m

freight

[freɪt]
1. n (goods transported) → merce f, merci fpl; (charge) → spese fpl di trasporto
freight forward (Comm) → spese a carico del destinatario
freight inward → spese di trasporto sulla merce in entrata
2. vt (transport, goods) → trasportare
3. adj (yard) → merci inv
4. adv to send sth freightspedire qc per via ordinaria

freight

(freit) noun
1. goods being carried from place to place. air-freight; (also adjective) a freight train.
2. the money charged for carrying such goods. He charged me $100 freight.
ˈfreighter noun
a ship (or aircraft) that carries freight rather than passengers.

freight

شَحْن nákladní doprava fragt Fracht φορτίο flete, porte rahti fret promet carico 貨物輸送 화물 vracht frakt ładunek frete перевозка грузов frakt การขนส่งสินค้า nakliye sự chuyên chở 货物
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The name of Biddlebaum he got from a box of goods seen at a freight station as he hurried through an eastern Ohio town.
The party went aboard the steamer, which was a large freight vessel, carrying a limited number of passengers, and late one afternoon swung down New York Bay.
Maybe he came in on a freight, but the brakeman hadn't seen him.
A few immigrant wagons, diverted from the highways of travel by the fame of the new diggings, halted upon the slopes of Devil's Spur and on the arid flats of the Ford, and disgorged their sallow freight of alkali-poisoned, prematurely-aged women and children and maimed and fever-stricken men.
It shall not cumber thy steps, as thou treadest along the forest-path: neither shalt thou freight the ship with it, if thou prefer to cross the sea.
There is some advantage in this; because these twin-tubs being so small they fit more readily into the boat, and do not strain it so much; whereas, the American tub, nearly three feet in diameter and of proportionate depth, makes a rather bulky freight for a craft whose planks are but one half-inch in thickness; for the bottom of the whale-boat is like critical ice, which will bear up a considerable distributed weight, but not very much of a concentrated one.
Here and there would be a bridge crossing a filthy creek, with hard-baked mud shores and dingy sheds and docks along it; here and there would be a railroad crossing, with a tangle of switches, and locomotives puffing, and rattling freight cars filing by; here and there would be a great factory, a dingy building with innumerable windows in it, and immense volumes of smoke pouring from the chimneys, darkening the air above and making filthy the earth beneath.
All was full of life, buoyant and rejoicing;--all but Haley's gang, who were stored, with other freight, on the lower deck, and who, somehow, did not seem to appreciate their various privileges, as they sat in a knot, talking to each other in low tones.
On their journeys those Britons were used to long fasts, and knew how to bear them; and also how to freight up against probable fasts before starting, after the style of the Indian and the anaconda.
Very well; if you tell a German to send your trunk to you by "slow freight," he takes you at your word; he sends it by "slow freight," and you cannot imagine how long you will go on enlarging your admiration of the expressiveness of that phrase in the German tongue, before you get that trunk.
I'm the captain and the owner and the mate and the pilot and watchman and head deck-hand; and some- times I'm the freight and passengers.
For some time there was no noise but the grating sound of the spades discharging their freight of mould and gravel.
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