Wiktionary:Word of the day/2022/January 13

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Word of the day
for January 13
freight v
  1. (transitive)
    1. To load (a vehicle or vessel) with freight (cargo); also, to hire or rent out (a vehicle or vessel) to carry cargo or passengers.
    2. To transport (goods).
    3. (by extension) To load or store (goods, etc.).
    4. (figuratively) To carry (something) as if it is a burden or load.
  2. (intransitive, US, also figuratively) Chiefly followed by up: to carry as part of a cargo.

freight n

  1. (uncountable) The transportation of goods (originally by water; now also (chiefly US) by land); also, the hiring of a vehicle or vessel for such transportation.
  2. (uncountable) Goods or items in transport; cargo, luggage.
  3. (countable) Payment for transportation.
  4. (figuratively)
    1. (countable) A burden, a load.
    2. (specifically, uncountable) Cultural or emotional associations.
  5. (countable, originally US, rail transport) Short for freight train.

freight adj

  1. (obsolete) Freighted; laden.
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