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Synonyms for freight

Synonyms for freight

something carried physically

to place a burden or heavy load on

to make or become full; put as much into as can be held

to cause to be filled, as with a particular mood or tone

Synonyms for freight

goods carried by a large vehicle

transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates

the charge for transporting something by common carrier

transport commercially as cargo

load with goods for transportation

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He paid him his freight very punctually; sent him to the Philippines loaded with Japan and China wares, and a supercargo of their own, who, trafficking with the Spaniards, brought back European goods again, and a great quantity of spices; and there he was not only paid his freight very well, and at a very good price, but not being willing to sell the ship, then the merchant furnished him goods on his own account; and with some money, and some spices of his own which he brought with him, he went back to the Manillas, where he sold his cargo very well.
The chief union which troubled it was the teamsters'; and when these freight tunnels were completed, connecting all the big factories and stores with the railroad depots, they would have the teamsters' union by the throat.
The party went aboard the steamer, which was a large freight vessel, carrying a limited number of passengers, and late one afternoon swung down New York Bay.
There is some advantage in this; because these twin-tubs being so small they fit more readily into the boat, and do not strain it so much; whereas, the American tub, nearly three feet in diameter and of proportionate depth, makes a rather bulky freight for a craft whose planks are but one half-inch in thickness; for the bottom of the whale-boat is like critical ice, which will bear up a considerable distributed weight, but not very much of a concentrated one.
It appeared preferable to freight vessels at New York, and to load them with the iron in bars.
Here is a traveler who wishes to freight your bark, and will pay you well; serve him well.