verb (used with object)
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Origin of freight
synonym study for freight
OTHER WORDS FROM freightfreightless, adjectiveo·ver·freight, verb (used with object)un·freight·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for freight
Employees were expected to move as the freight moved in order to get the freight unloaded quicker.A Temp Worker Died on the Job After FedEx Didn’t Fix a Known Hazard. The Fine: $7,000.|by Wendi C. Thomas, MLK50: Justice Through Journalism|December 23, 2020|ProPublica
Spokesman Keefe said freight services have seen a pickup in chilled foods sent to Britain from more distant parts of Europe as a result of earlier concerns about delays at Dover.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday was planning to hold emergency talks with his government ministers on how to ensure the continued flow of freight into the country.The U.K. is facing a Christmas food crisis, as France closes border to trucks over mutant COVID-19 strain|Jeremy Kahn|December 21, 2020|Fortune
The battery-powered, consumer-focused Badger pickup never entirely made strategic sense for Nikola, whose focus has always been on creating long-haul freight trucks fueled by liquid hydrogen.
Apparently, investors can’t get enough of these kinds of freight app businesses.
But what he did was reasonably brave and freighted with all the symbolism of which he was well aware.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One can see an assignation end hopelessly, another can see it freighted with possibility.How Will They End ‘The Affair’? Showtime’s Adultery Drama Defies Predictability|Tim Teeman|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You are converging two events that are freighted with expectations, essentially doubling your risk of disaster.
In The Paying Guests, the house, which creaks and stands so still and yet so freighted, is almost a character in itself.Sarah Waters: Queen of the Tortured Lesbian Romance|Tim Teeman|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Within days of 9/11 he was talking about a “crusade” to avenge the blow, without realizing how freighted that word was.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is freighted with Bibles and Testaments and Prayer-books, and religious tracts.Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849|William O. S. Gilly
"In sorrow shalt thou bring forth children," and everything which is freighted with any portion of thy life.Misread Passage of Scriptures|J. Baldwin Brown
Moreover, the returning ship was to be freighted with goods, the sale of which would reimburse the company for its present outlay.The Birth of the Nation|Mrs. Roger A. Pryor
I quickly sold my horses, my carriages, and useless furniture, and freighted a vessel to convey to Jala-Jala all that I required.Adventures in the Philippine Islands|Paul P. de La Gironire
Friendly Dutch vessels, freighted with abundance, were waiting at the mouth of the river.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
British Dictionary definitions for freight
- commercial transport that is slower and cheaper than express
- the price charged for such transport
- goods transported by this means
- (as modifier)freight transport