Definitions for freightfreɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
goods, cargo, or lading transported for pay.
the ordinary means of transport of goods provided by common carriers.
the charges for such transportation.
Ref: freight train.
Slang. cost; price.
Category: Status (usage)
(v.t.)to load; burden.
to load with goods or merchandise for transportation.
to transport as freight.
Origin of freight:
1350–1400; < MD or MLG vrecht
cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment(noun)
goods carried by a large vehicle
transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
freight, freightage, freight rate(verb)
the charge for transporting something by common carrier
"we pay the freight"; "the freight rate is usually cheaper"
transport commercially as cargo
load with goods for transportation
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
goods being carried by plane, ship, train, or truck, or the systems for carrying goods
the costs of carrying freight such long distances; air freight
Payment for transportation.
The freight was more expensive for cars than for coal.
Goods or items in transport.
The freight shifted and the trailer turned over on the highway.
Transport of goods.
They shipped it ordinary freight to spare the expense.
To transport (goods).
To load with freight.
Origin: From freyght, from vracht, vrecht, ultimately from + aihtiz, from eiḱ-, equivalent to . Cognate with freht, æht. More at for-, own.
that with which anything in fraught or laden for transportation; lading; cargo, especially of a ship, or a car on a railroad, etc.; as, a freight of cotton; a full freight
the sum paid by a party hiring a ship or part of a ship for the use of what is thus hired
the price paid a common carrier for the carriage of goods
freight transportation, or freight line
employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car
to load with goods, as a ship, or vehicle of any kind, for transporting them from one place to another; to furnish with freight; as, to freight a ship; to freight a car
Translations for freight
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
goods being carried from place to place
air-freight; (also adjective) a freight train.
- lading, vragAfrikaans
- حُمولَه، شحْنَهArabic
- превоз на стокиBulgarian
- cargaPortuguese (BR)
- náklad; nákladníCzech
- die Fracht, Fracht-...German
- fragt; last; gods; fragt-; gods-Danish
- carga, mercancíasSpanish
- जहाज या रेल गाड़ी पर लदा हुआ मालHindi
- teret; teretniCroatian
- muatan barangIndonesian
- farmur; fraktIcelandic
- carico, merceItalian
- 貨物 (の)Japanese
- krava; kravas-Latvian
- muatan barangMalay
- frakt(gods), lastNorwegian
- بارول، نقلول (دكښتۍ په ذريعهPashto
- (de) marfăRomanian
- náklad; nákladnýSlovak
- tovor; tovorenSlovenian
- (運輸的)貨物Chinese (Trad.)
- ایک جگہ سے دوسری جگہ بھیجا جانے والا سامانUrdu
- hàng hoá chuyên chởVietnamese
- （运输的）货物Chinese (Simp.)
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