What does SHIPS mean?

Definitions for SHIPS

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word SHIPS.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ships

    Large vessels propelled by power or sail used for transportation on rivers, seas, oceans, or other navigable waters. Boats are smaller vessels propelled by oars, paddles, sail, or power; they may or may not have a deck.

Editors Contribution

  1. ships

    Plural form of ship.

    The cruise company had a number of cruise ships each with a different route providing a voyage of beauty to its customers.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SHIPS' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3598

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SHIPS' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3987


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SHIPS in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SHIPS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Grace Murray Hopper:

    A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.

  2. Douglas Adams:

    The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't.

  3. J. Deville:

    In communities where men build ships for their own sons to fish or fight from, quality is never a problem.

  4. Bambang Soelistyo:

    All the ships, including the ships from our friends, will be deployed with the main task of searching for bodies that are still or suspected to still be trapped underwater.

  5. Kara Yingling:

    Reactivating retired ships will be a challenge because the ships are old and have not been maintained and modernized since deactivation, a lot has changed since we last modernized those ships, and there could be significant costs involved with restoring their systems.

Images & Illustrations of SHIPS



Find a translation for the SHIPS definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these SHIPS definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"SHIPS." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 22 Oct. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/SHIPS>.

Are we missing a good definition for SHIPS? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for SHIPS:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.