What is another word for wharfage?

29 synonyms found


[ wˈɔːfɪd͡ʒ], [ wˈɔːfɪd‍ʒ], [ w_ˈɔː_f_ɪ_dʒ]

Wharfage is a term commonly used in maritime commerce which refers to the fees charged for the use of a wharf or quay for loading and unloading cargo from ships. However, there are many synonyms for this word that could be used in different contexts. For instance, "dock dues" or "harbor charges" are commonly used in the UK and the US, while "berthing fees" and "mooring charges" are more frequently used in the Middle East. Other synonyms for wharfage include "pierage," "jetty fees," "quayage," and "landing dues." In any case, these words all refer to the charges associated with using a place for the transshipment of goods from ships to land, and vice versa.

Synonyms for Wharfage:

What are the hypernyms for Wharfage?

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

    dockage, port charges, marine fees, quay fees, waterfront fees.

What are the hyponyms for Wharfage?

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

    • possession

Usage examples for Wharfage

Let the health doctor go abroad and see whether there is any sickness there before you let it come to wharfage.
"Around The Tea-Table"
T. De Witt Talmage
Tonnage was dreadful high and wharfage too, in some ports, and they'd get your last cent some way or 'nother if ye weren't sharp.
"Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches"
Sarah Orne Jewett
His instincts were duller than those of the black-browed girl, at whom he gazed for idle satisfaction of eye from time to time while she replied demurely and maintained her drama of, the featureless but well-distinguished actors within her bosom,-a round, plump bust, good wharfage and harbourage, he was thinking.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith"
George Meredith

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