stevedore

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ste·ve·dore

 (stē′vĭ-dôr′)
n.
One who is employed in the loading or unloading of ships.
tr. & intr.v. ste·ve·dored, ste·ve·dor·ing, ste·ve·dores
To load or unload the cargo of (a ship) or to engage in the process of loading or unloading such a vessel.

[Spanish estibador, from estibar, to stow, from Latin stīpāre, to pack.]

stevedore

(ˈstiːvɪˌdɔː)
n
(Nautical Terms) a person employed to load or unload ships
vb
(Nautical Terms) to load or unload (a ship, ship's cargo, etc)
[C18: from Spanish estibador a packer, from estibar to load (a ship), from Latin stīpāre to pack full]

ste•ve•dore

(ˈsti vɪˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr)

n., v. -dored, -dor•ing. n.
1. a person or company engaged in the loading or unloading of ships.
v.t.
2. to load or unload the cargo of (a ship).
v.i.
3. to load or unload a ship.
[1780–90, Amer.; < Sp estibador=estib(ar) to pack, stow (see steeve1) + -ador -ator]

stevedore


Past participle: stevedored
Gerund: stevedoring

Imperative
stevedore
stevedore
Present
I stevedore
you stevedore
he/she/it stevedores
we stevedore
you stevedore
they stevedore
Preterite
I stevedored
you stevedored
he/she/it stevedored
we stevedored
you stevedored
they stevedored
Present Continuous
I am stevedoring
you are stevedoring
he/she/it is stevedoring
we are stevedoring
you are stevedoring
they are stevedoring
Present Perfect
I have stevedored
you have stevedored
he/she/it has stevedored
we have stevedored
you have stevedored
they have stevedored
Past Continuous
I was stevedoring
you were stevedoring
he/she/it was stevedoring
we were stevedoring
you were stevedoring
they were stevedoring
Past Perfect
I had stevedored
you had stevedored
he/she/it had stevedored
we had stevedored
you had stevedored
they had stevedored
Future
I will stevedore
you will stevedore
he/she/it will stevedore
we will stevedore
you will stevedore
they will stevedore
Future Perfect
I will have stevedored
you will have stevedored
he/she/it will have stevedored
we will have stevedored
you will have stevedored
they will have stevedored
Future Continuous
I will be stevedoring
you will be stevedoring
he/she/it will be stevedoring
we will be stevedoring
you will be stevedoring
they will be stevedoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stevedoring
you have been stevedoring
he/she/it has been stevedoring
we have been stevedoring
you have been stevedoring
they have been stevedoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stevedoring
you will have been stevedoring
he/she/it will have been stevedoring
we will have been stevedoring
you will have been stevedoring
they will have been stevedoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stevedoring
you had been stevedoring
he/she/it had been stevedoring
we had been stevedoring
you had been stevedoring
they had been stevedoring
Conditional
I would stevedore
you would stevedore
he/she/it would stevedore
we would stevedore
you would stevedore
they would stevedore
Past Conditional
I would have stevedored
you would have stevedored
he/she/it would have stevedored
we would have stevedored
you would have stevedored
they would have stevedored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stevedore - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a portstevedore - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
Translations
مُتَعَهِّد تَحْميل السُّفُن أو تَفْريغها
nakladačvykladač
havnearbejder
rakodómunkás
hafnarverkamaîur
dokininkasuosto krovikas
ostas krāvējs
nakladačvykladač
gemi yükleme boşaltma işçisi

stevedore

[ˈstiːvɪdɔːʳ] Nestibador m

stevedore

[ˈstiːvɪdɔːr] ndocker m, débardeur m

stevedore

nStauer m, → Schauermann m

stevedore

[ˈstiːvɪˌdɔːʳ] nscaricatore m di porto

stevedore

(ˈstiːvədoː) noun
a person who loads and unloads ships; a docker.
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