ferries 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of ferry
as in transports
to support and take from one place to another there are shuttle buses to ferry visitors from the parking lots to the fairground

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as in boats
to travel on water in a vessel we're planning to ferry to several islands in the Lesser Antilles

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plural of ferry

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“Ferries.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ferries. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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