Synonyms for frigate:
corvette, troopship, battle cruiser, warship, armada, minesweeper.
Other synonyms and related words:
corvette, armada, warship, minesweeper.
Sense 1 (noun)
battle cruiser, corvette, armada.
lifeboat, schooner, freighter, longboat, gondola, icebreaker, dinghy, fishing boat, skiff, motorboat, paddle boat, gunboat, pontoon, ferry, watercraft, aircraft carrier, dory, cruiser, destroyer, hydrofoil, battleship, barge, liner, speedboat, ship, bark, galley, boat, tugboat, hulk, scull, sailboat, cutter, rowboat, merchantman, scow, houseboat, kayak, Bateau, yacht, submarine, canoe, ocean liner, steamboat, warship, sampan, cabin cruiser, raft, cargo boat, dugout, vessel, trawler, tanker, catamaran.
cruiser, corvette, gunboat, cutter.
Usage examples for frigate:
- However, on the 28th of April he sailed for the island of Elba in the English frigate, in which it could not then be said that Caesar and his fortune were embarked. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- I find they calm upon't, and will agree, therefore I'll bear up to this small Frigate and lay her aboard. - "The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6)", Aphra Behn.
- I will run down to the frigate, as if for shelter; tell him that the other vessel is a pirate, and claim his protection. - "The Pirate", Frederick Marryat.