Definitions for berthbɜrθ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation(noun)

    a job in an organization

    "he occupied a post in the treasury"

  2. mooring, moorage, berth, slip(noun)

    a place where a craft can be made fast

  3. berth, bunk, built in bed(verb)

    a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers

  4. berth(verb)

    provide with a berth

  5. moor, berth, tie up(verb)

    secure in or as if in a berth or dock

    "tie up the boat"

  6. moor, berth, wharf(verb)

    come into or dock at a wharf

    "the big ship wharfed in the evening"


  1. berth(Noun)

    A fixed bunk for sleeping in (caravans, trains, etc).

  2. berth(Noun)

    Room for maneuvering or safety. (Often used in the phrase a wide berth.)

  3. berth(Noun)

    A space for a ship to moor or a vehicle to park.

  4. berth(Noun)

    A job or position, especially on a ship.

  5. berth(Noun)

    Position or seed in a tournament bracket.

  6. berth(Verb)

    to bring (a ship or vehicle) into its berth

  7. berth(Verb)

    to assign a berth (bunk or position) to

  8. Origin: Origin obscure, but apparently from *, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Berth(noun)

    convenient sea room

  2. Berth(noun)

    a room in which a number of the officers or ship's company mess and reside

  3. Berth(noun)

    the place where a ship lies when she is at anchor, or at a wharf

  4. Berth(noun)

    an allotted place; an appointment; situation or employment

  5. Berth(noun)

    a place in a ship to sleep in; a long box or shelf on the side of a cabin or stateroom, or of a railway car, for sleeping in

  6. Berth(verb)

    to give an anchorage to, or a place to lie at; to place in a berth; as, she was berthed stem to stern with the Adelaide

  7. Berth(verb)

    to allot or furnish berths to, on shipboard; as, to berth a ship's company

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. BERTH

    An aid to sleep, invented by Pullman. Lower preferred. BIRTH An aid to life, discovered by Woman. Higher preferred.

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  • закотвям, корабно място, длъжност, акостирам, койка, място за спанеBulgarian
  • camarotCatalan, Valencian
  • Landungsplatz, anlegen, Koje, Schlafplatz, Ladeplatz, LiegeplatzGerman
  • camarote, atraque, amarra, literaSpanish
  • punkka, laituripaikka, pysäköintiruutu, kiinnittyä, pelivara, venepaikka, rantautuaFinnish
  • couchette, marge de manœuvreFrench
  • ágy, alvóhelyHungarian
  • navoliteto, trenoliteto, kabinetolito, litetoIdo
  • attracco, cuccetta, attraccareItalian
  • バース, 寝台Japanese
  • kooi, ligplaats, aanleggen, aanmerenDutch
  • køyeNorwegian
  • atracar, camarote, vagaPortuguese
  • должность, полка, место, причаливать, причалить, причал, койка, спальное место, якорное местоRussian
  • sovplats, kojSwedish

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