vessel


vessel
noun
1 ship/boat
ADJECTIVE
stranded, stricken
seaworthy
sailing, steam
ocean-going, seagoing
fishing
cargo, commercial, container, freight (esp. BrE), merchant
naval
escort, patrol, supply, support, survey, transport
passenger
research
foreign
enemy
high-speed
VERB + VESSEL
operate

He was accused of operating the vessel while drunk.

register

The vessel was registered in Bermuda.

charter
steer
anchor, berth (BrE), moor
sink
refloat

A salvage team failed to refloat the vessel.

intercept, seize

The Navy seized any vessel caught trading with the enemy.

board

Police boarded and searched the vessel.

ram

The captain of the boat was accused of ramming a patrol vessel.

attack
VESSEL + VERB
be afloat

It was one of the largest vessels afloat.

sail

The damaged vessel sailed on for another 50 miles.

be bound for sth

a French vessel bound for Nigeria

enter sth

The vessel finally entered port after thirty days at sea.

leave sth
carry sb/sth

The vessel carried a crew of 130.

go aground, run aground, sink

The vessel flooded and began to sink.

PREPOSITION
aboard a/the vessel

They managed to haul the survivors aboard the vessel.

alongside a/the vessel

A rescue boat managed to come alongside the crippled vessel.

on a/the vessel, on board a/the vessel

A fire broke out on board the vessel.

2 container for liquids
ADJECTIVE
drinking
empty

It is a scientific fact that empty vessels make the most noise.

ritual, sacred

ancient bronze ritual vessels

bronze, ceramic, glass, pottery, wooden, etc.
VERB + VESSEL
fill
VESSEL + VERB
contain sth ⇨ See also ↑blood vessel

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
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