ferry

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɛri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfɛri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ferē)


Inflections of 'ferry' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": ferries
Inflections of 'ferry' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
ferries
v 3rd person singular
ferrying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
ferried
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
ferried
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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ferry

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [Brooklyn] ferry
  2. a [journey, trip, crossing] by ferry
  3. a [tourist, passenger, cargo, supply] ferry
  4. a [walk-on, roll-on roll-off] ferry
  5. [take, catch, ride] the ferry (to)
  6. took the ferry to [Mallorca]
  7. took a ferry across the [strait, channel, sea]
  8. [book, reserve] seats on the ferry
  9. book a [cabin, suite] on the ferry
  10. travel [economy, 1st class] on the ferry
  11. the ferry leaves every [hour]
  12. there's a ferry every [hour]
  13. travel by ferry
  14. it's just [thirty minutes] by ferry
  15. cars were [loaded onto, unloaded from] the ferry
  16. the cars rolled [onto, off] the ferry
v
  1. ferrying [passengers, tourists, vehicles, victims]
  2. can ferry [5000] passengers
  3. ferry [supplies, weapons, parcels, cargo]
  4. ferry your children [about, from one place to another]
  5. ferry them across the [sea, channel, lake]
  6. ferried to [shore, hospital, the island]
  7. ferried by [plane, helicopter, boat]
  8. ferried from [Africa] to [Europe]
  9. ferried over from [the other side, France, the warehouse]
n as adj
  1. is a [two] -hour ferry crossing
  2. a [nighttime, daytime, night, day] ferry crossing
  3. ferry [prices, fares, tickets]
  4. [an hourly, a daily] ferry service
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