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
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
Origin: [F. fret, OHG. frht merit, reward. See Fraught, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
frāt, n. the lading or cargo, esp. of a ship; the charge for transporting goods by water.—v.t. to load a ship.—ns. Freight′age, money paid for freight; Freight′er, one who freights a vessel. [Prob. Old Dut. vrecht, a form of vracht.]
The numerical value of freight in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of freight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Our view is that LNG freight rates will remain in the doldrums this year.
The removal and replacement of these valves are not expected to significantly disrupt freight rail traffic.
The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Images & Illustrations of freight
Translations for freight
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- фрахт, товаря, превоз, превозвамBulgarian
- ναύλος, μεταφέρω, φορτίο, φορτώνω, μεταφοράGreek
- carga, fleteSpanish
- rahdata, rahtimaksu, kuljetus, rahti, kuljetusmaksu, rahtitavaraFinnish
- luchdScottish Gaelic
- 積む, 貨物輸送, 貨物輸送運賃, 貨物Japanese
- vracht, cargo, vrachtprijsDutch
- frete, cargaPortuguese
- фрахт, транспортировка, груз, плата за провоз, перевозкаRussian
- frakt, frakta, fraktavgift, fraktgodsSwedish
Get even more translations for freight »
Find a translation for the freight definition in other languages:
Select another language: