ship out

Definition of ship out

:to leave one place and go to another for military duties
  • The troops will be shipping out next month.

Word by Word Definitions

ship play
  1. : a large seagoing vessel

  2. : a sailing vessel having a bowsprit and usually three masts each composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a topgallant mast

  3. : boat

  1. : to place or receive on board a ship for transportation by water

  2. : to cause to be transported

  3. : to provide with a ship

  1. : state : condition : quality

  2. : office : dignity : profession

  3. : art : skill

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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