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Freight vs. Fright

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  • Freight (noun)

    Payment for transportation.

    "The freight was more expensive for cars than for coal."

  • Freight (noun)

    Goods or items in transport.

    "The freight shifted and the trailer turned over on the highway."

  • Freight (noun)

    Transport of goods.

    "They shipped it ordinary freight to spare the expense."

  • Freight (noun)

    Cultural or emotional associations.

    "A wedding ring is small, but it has massive emotional freight."

  • Freight (verb)

    To transport (goods).

  • Freight (verb)

    To load with freight. Also figurative.

  • Fright (noun)

    A state of terror excited by the sudden appearance of danger; sudden and violent fear, usually of short duration; a sudden alarm.

  • Fright (noun)

    Anything strange, ugly or shocking, producing a feeling of alarm or aversion.

  • Fright (verb)

    To frighten.

  • Fright (adjective)

    frightened; afraid; affright

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Freight (noun)

    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.

  • Freight (noun)

    The sum paid by a party hiring a ship or part of a ship for the use of what is thus hired.

  • Freight (noun)

    Freight transportation, or freight line.

  • Freight (adjective)

    Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car.

  • Freight

    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.

  • Fright (noun)

    A state of terror excited by the sudden appearance of danger; sudden and violent fear, usually of short duration; a sudden alarm.

  • Fright (noun)

    Anything strange, ugly or shocking, producing a feeling of alarm or aversion.

  • Fright

    To alarm suddenly; to shock by causing sudden fear; to terrify; to scare.

Webster Dictionary
  • Freight (noun)

    goods carried by a large vehicle

  • Freight (noun)

    transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates

  • Freight (noun)

    the charge for transporting something by common carrier;

    "we pay the freight"

    "the freight rate is usually cheaper"

  • Freight (verb)

    transport commercially as cargo

  • Freight (verb)

    load with goods for transportation

  • Fright (noun)

    an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

  • Fright (verb)

    cause fear in;

    "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"

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