Freight - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates (syn: freightage)
- the charge for transporting something by common carrier (syn: freightage)
- load with goods for transportation
trains that carry both passengers and freight
The freight arrived by steamboat.
The order was shipped by freight.
It took six hours to freight the cargo airplane.
The car was air freighted from Brussels to New Zealand.
We'll send your personal belongings by air freight and your furniture by sea freight.
the freight rate is usually cheaper
The company has a fleet of trucks that are used to haul freight.
A gigantic raise in freight rates would have added materially to the inflation.
They had to throw the freight over to redeem the ship.
Your freight is the only shipment on board.
Two freight cars disconnected from the train engine.
Air freight traffic is expected to grow at an average rate of 6% to 7% per year.
present participle: freighting
past tense: freighted
past participle: freighted