What does cabin mean?

Definitions for cabin
ˈkæb ɪncab·in

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabin(noun)

    small room on a ship or boat where people sleep

  2. cabin(noun)

    a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area

  3. cabin(verb)

    the enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried

  4. cabin(verb)

    confine to a small space, such as a cabin

Wiktionary

  1. cabin(Noun)

    A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.

    Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin.

  2. cabin(Noun)

    A chalet or lodge, especially one that can hold large groups of people.

  3. cabin(Noun)

    A compartment on land, usually comprised of logs.

  4. cabin(Noun)

    A private room on a ship.

  5. cabin(Noun)

    The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.

  6. cabin(Noun)

    The passenger area of an airplane.

  7. cabin(Noun)

    a signal box

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cabin(noun)

    a cottage or small house; a hut

    Etymology: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

  2. Cabin(noun)

    a small room; an inclosed place

    Etymology: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

  3. Cabin(noun)

    a room in ship for officers or passengers

    Etymology: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

  4. Cabin(verb)

    to live in, or as in, a cabin; to lodge

    Etymology: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

  5. Cabin(verb)

    to confine in, or as in, a cabin

    Etymology: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

Freebase

  1. Cabin

    A cabin or berthing is an enclosed space generally on a ship or an aircraft. A cabin which protrudes above the level of a ship's deck may be referred to as a "deckhouse."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cabin

    kab′in, n. a hut or cottage: a small room, esp. in a ship, for officers or passengers—hence Cab′in-pass′enger, one paying for superior accommodation.—v.t. to shut up in a cabin.—v.i. to dwell in a cabin.—n. Cab′in-boy, a boy who waits on the officers or those who live in the cabin of a ship. [Fr. cabane—Low L. capanna.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cabin

    A room or compartment partitioned off in a ship, where the officers and passengers reside. In a man-of-war, the principal cabin, in which the captain or admiral lives, is the upper after-part of the vessel.

Editors Contribution

  1. cabin

    A form of housing created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles for a person, people or family to reside in.

    They built a cabin in their garden for their parents to live in to ensure they get to spend quality time with their grandchildren.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 12, 2020  
  2. cabin

    A specific space on an aircraft.

    The cabin was spacious.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 3, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cabin' in Nouns Frequency: #2559

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How to say cabin in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cabin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cabin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of cabin in a Sentence

  1. Rebecca Sy:

    All the employees are being frightened, not just cabin crews, but even the management, my colleagues are all terrified because of its white terror.

  2. Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary:

    Our people don't want to be registered with Danish unions because the Danish collective agreement -- which has been such a success on world-leading Danish airlines like Cimber Air, Sterling, Maersk, all of whom bestride the aviation globe as international colossi -- would require us to cut their pay, our pay is higher than the Danish collective agreement, but we would have to then pay for things like their underwear -- they have an underwear allowance because that's what's in the Danish collective agreement -- and, frankly, our pilots and cabin crew would rather buy their own knickers as long as we pay them more money.

  3. Carolyn Spencer Brown:

    Every time I stay in a hotel, even fabulous hotels, I’m reminded of the value that cruises represent. Certainly, the more inclusive nature of a cruise, in which entertainment, kids clubs, twice-daily cabin service, three square meals and then some, are part of the fare you pay, as is transportation from port to port.

  4. California Gov. Gavin Newsom:

    I don't want to be punitive, my gosh, someone who has lost their job, last thing they want to do is -- walk their dog, they're with their kids, they've got cabin fever, and they just want to take a rest on Newport Beach, and all of a sudden, they get a citation. I don't want to see that happen.

  5. Francesco Starace:

    While we are visiting these homes, the same people that will shut the power off and take the old meter out ... can also put in fibre optic cables into the pipe going out to our cabin.

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