That with which anything is fraught or laden for transportation;
lading; cargo, especially of a ship, or a car on a railroad, etc.;
as, a freight of cotton; a full freight.
2. (Law) The sum paid by a party hiring a ship or part of a ship
for the use of what is thus hired.
3. Freight transportation, or freight line.
a. 1. Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do
with freight; as, a freight car.Freight agent
a person employed by a transportation company to receive, forward,
or deliver goods.
See under Car.
a railroad train made up of freight cars; - called in England
v. t. 1. To load with goods, as a ship, or vehicle of any kind,
for transporting them from one place to another; to furnish with
freight; as, to freight a ship; to freight a car.
[imp. & p. p. Freighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Freighting.]
Noun 1. freight - goods carried by a large vehicle
Synonyms: cargo, consignment, lading, shipment, payload, load,
2. freight - transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper
than express rates
3. freight - the charge for transporting something by common carrier;
"we pay the freight"; "the freight rate is usually
Synonyms: freight rate, freightage
Verb 1. freight - transport commercially as cargo
2. freight - load with goods for transportation
Amtrak, air express, air-express, airfreight, airlift, airmail,
asportation, bag, baggage, baggage train, bale, barrel, bear,
bear hard upon, bearing, bottle, box, brim, burden, burdening,
burthen, cable railroad, can, carload, carriage, carry, carrying,
cartage, cartload, charge, charging, chock, choo-choo, cog railroad,
cog railway, conduct, congest, consign, consignment, convey, conveyance,
cram, crate, cross, crowd, cumber, cumbrance, deadweight, delivery,
difficulty, disadvantage, dispatch, drag, drayage, drop a letter,
duty, el, electric, electric train, elevated, embark, embarrassment,
encumber, encumbrance, expedite, export, express, express train,
expressage, ferriage, fill, fill to overflowing, fill up, flier,
fly, forward, freight train, freightage, freighter, funicular,
goods, goods train, hamper, handicap, haul, haulage, hauling,
heap, heap up, impediment, impedimenta, imposition, find
freight, inconvenience, incubus, incumbency, interurban, jam,
jam-pack, lade, lading, lift, lighterage, lightning express, limited,
loading, local, lug, luggage, lugging, lumber, mail, manhandle,
mass, metro, milk train, millstone, monorail, onus, oppress, oppression,
overburden, overfill, overload, overtax, overtaxing, overweight,
overweighting, pack, pack away, packing, pad, parliamentary, parliamentary
train, passenger train, payload, penalty, pile, pocket, portage,
porterage, post, poundage, press hard upon, pressure, rack-and-pinion
railroad, railroad train, railway express, ram in, rattler, remit,
rest hard upon, rolling stock, sack, saddle, saddling, satiate,
saturate, send, send away, send forth, send off, ship, shipload,
shipment, shipping, shuttle, shuttle train, special, stack, store,
stow, streamliner, stuff, subway, supercharge, superincumbency,
surcharge, surfeit, take, task, tax, taxing, telpherage, tonnage,
top off, tote, toting, trailerload, train, trainload, transmit,
transport, transportation, transshipment, trouble, truckage, truckload,
tube, underground, vanload, wad, waft, waftage, wagonage, way
train, weigh heavy on, weigh on, weigh upon, weight, whisk, white
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To meet with, or light upon, accidentally; to gain the first sight
or knowledge of, as of something new, or unknown; hence, to fall
in with, as a person.
[imp. & p. p. Found (found); p. pr. & vb. n. Finding.]
Searching the window for a flint, I found
This paper, thus sealed up.
In woods and forests thou art found.
2. To learn by experience or trial; to perceive; to experience;
to discover by the intellect or the feelings; to detect; to feel.
The torrid zone is now found habitable.
3. To come upon by seeking; as, to find something lost.
Seek, and ye shall find.
- Matt. vii. 7.
Every mountain now hath found a tongue.
4. To provide for; to supply; to furnish; as, to find food for
workemen; he finds his nephew in money.
Wages £14 and all found.
- London Times.
Nothing a day and find yourself.
5. To arrive at, as a conclusion; to determine as true; to establish;
as, to find a verdict; to find a true bill (of indictment) against
an accused person.
To find his title with some shows of truth.
To find out
to detect (a thief); to discover (a secret) - to solve or unriddle
(a parable or enigma); to understand.
To find fault with
to blame; to censure.
- Job. xi. 7.
To find one's self
to be; to fare; - often used in speaking of health; as, how do
you find yourself this morning?
v. i. 1. (Law) To determine an issue of fact, and to declare such
a determination to a court; as, the jury find for the plaintiff.
n. 1. Anything found; a discovery of anything valuable; especially,
a deposit, discovered by archæologists, of objects of prehistoric
or unknown origin.