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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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Me for the freight cars an' the shade under the trees.
He shrunk up his shoulders at it when it was first proposed to him; but in a few days after he came to me, with one of the missionary priests for his interpreter, and told me he had a proposal to make to me, which was this: he had bought a great quantity of our goods, when he had no thoughts of proposals made to him of buying the ship; and that, therefore, he had not money to pay for the ship: but if I would let the same men who were in the ship navigate her, he would hire the ship to go to Japan; and would send them from thence to the Philippine Islands with another loading, which he would pay the freight of before they went from Japan: and that at their return he would buy the ship.
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.
When I sit down to talk over the freight on copra, I don't care to have proposals of marriage sandwiched in.
He traveled upon the railroad with several other men, hiding in freight cars at night, and liable to be thrown off at any time, regardless of the speed of the train.
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.
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.
It appeared preferable to freight vessels at New York, and to load them with the iron in bars.
Here is a traveler who wishes to freight your bark, and will pay you well; serve him well.
He came out on deck and, peering over the side, descried the lone canoe floating a short distance astern with its grim and grisly freight.
Grimly the war prahu with its frightful freight nosed closer to the bank.
For freight to Los Angeles on a carload of cattle the railroad charged eight dollars.

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