What is another word for shipmate?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈɪpme͡ɪt] (IPA)

The term "shipmate" typically refers to a fellow sailor or crew member on a ship. However, there are several other commonly used synonyms to describe someone in a similar position. For example, "comrade" and "mate" both denote a close association with someone, particularly in a military or nautical setting. "Shipmate" can also be replaced with "fellow seafarer," "deckhand," "crewman," or "sailor." Furthermore, the term "shipmate" can be specific to the naval domain, while "colleague," "peer," or "team member" can refer to those working in other fields. Regardless of the synonym used, the importance of camaraderie and teamwork is essential in any teamwork environment.

Synonyms for Shipmate:

What are the hypernyms for Shipmate?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    sailor, Navy Personnel, crewmember, servicemember, ship crew.

What are the hyponyms for Shipmate?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for shipmate (as nouns)

Usage examples for Shipmate

Still, it was a very surprising happy quality in her, the next best thing to my having a shipmate, and a wonderful relief to me who must otherwise have brought her to, under a lashed helm, every time I had occasion to leave the deck.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
16,578. In that case he might suppose that the shipmate had a more intimate knowledge of the man's abilities than you could have from hearsay?
"Second Shetland Truck System Report"
William Guthrie
I understand, young lady, that your brother's friend and shipmate, Captain Headland, has proposed to you, and that without knowing who he is, or what are my wishes on the subject, you have ventured to accept him.
"Won from the Waves"
W.H.G. Kingston

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