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verb (used with object), re·shipped, re·ship·ping.
  1. to ship again.
  2. to transfer from one ship to another.
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verb (used without object), re·shipped, re·ship·ping.
  1. to go on a ship again.
  2. (of a member of a ship's crew) to sign up for another voyage.
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Origin of reship

First recorded in 1645–55; re- + ship1
Related formsre·ship·ment, noun
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Examples from the Web for reship

Historical Examples of reship

  • I had taken passage on one of the regular steamers from Manila to Hong Kong, and was to reship from there.

    Anting-Anting Stories

    Sargent Kayme

  • These grain elevators are really huge tanks where the grain is stored and kept dry until time to reship it.

    Great Cities of the United States

    Gertrude Van Duyn Southworth

  • It was easier and cheaper to buy the German-made product and reship it than to produce the same article at home.

    The War After the War

    Isaac Frederick Marcosson

  • The Danube steamers are not unfrequently obliged to stop at Drenkova and reship their passengers into smaller boats.

  • It was considered an advantage to reship cotton because moving it from one boat to another knocked the mud off the bales.

    American Adventures

    Julian Street