What does cargo mean?

Definitions for cargo
ˈkɑr goʊcar·go

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment(noun)

    goods carried by a large vehicle

Wiktionary

  1. cargo(Noun)

    Freight carried by a ship, aircraft etc.

    Etymology: From cargo, from cargar, from carricare.

  2. cargo(Noun)

    (Papua New Guinea) Western material goods.

    Etymology: From cargo, from cargar, from carricare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cargo(noun)

    the lading or freight of a ship or other vessel; the goods, merchandise, or whatever is conveyed in a vessel or boat; load; freight

    Etymology: [Sp. cargo, carga, burden, load, from cargar to load, from cargar to load, charge, See Charge.]

Freebase

  1. Cargo

    Cargo is goods or produce transported, generally for commercial gain, by ship or aircraft, although the term is now extended to intermodal train, van or truck. In modern times, containers are used in most long-haul cargo transport.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cargo

    kär′go, n. what a ship carries: its load. [Sp., from root of Car.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cargo

    The merchandise a ship is freighted with.

Editors Contribution

  1. cargo

    Commodities, goods and products being transported.

    Cargo is shipped throughout the world daily.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cargo' in Nouns Frequency: #2993

How to pronounce cargo?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say cargo in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cargo in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cargo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of cargo in a Sentence

  1. Michelle Wiese Bockmann:

    Any tanker with Iranian crude follows a similar pattern of behavior : they do that by turning off their AIS transponder, turning it on and off in order to circumvent being tracked, they have deliberately taken measures to circumvent identifying the ship's destination, location and cargo origin.

  2. Reince Priebus:

    The Obama-Clinton foreign policy not only means cutting a dangerous nuclear deal with the world's number one state sponsor of terrorism, it also means paying them a secret ransom with cargo planes full of cash.

  3. Ashti Hawrami:

    The scale was huge. And it was a totally new game for us. Buyers wanted the KRG to lease its own crude cargo ships. We knew nothing about the shipping or sea transportation industry.

  4. Bruce Terrell:

    The context of the artifacts are important to understand whether they are cargo or personal belongings.

  5. Abdulkadir Mohamed:

    We considered that pirates could hijack it, and use it to attack cargo ships, we made it slow.

Images & Illustrations of cargo

  1. cargocargocargocargocargo

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