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verb ship pronunciation in British English /ʃɪp/
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I/you/we/theyship
he/she/itships
present participleshipping
past tenseshipped
past participleshipped
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  1. 1
    [transitive] [often passive] to send goods or people somewhere by ship

    Toxic waste is shipped from Western Europe to other countries.

    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] to send goods to customers, or to be sent to customers, usually by air or land

      Your order was shipped on July 10th by first class mail.

      Version 4.0 should ship in a week or two.

  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
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    informal to like or want two people together, in a relationship, usually a romantic one. The couple you "ship" generally has a "ship name" that is formed by the names of the people that form the couple or ship.

    I ship Stelena and Bamon.

    Submitted by Lyza from Mexico on 07/07/2013

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