1. [ noun ] (business) goods carried by a large vehicle
Synonyms: shipment cargo load payload loading consignment lading
Related terms: merchandise transport load
2. [ noun ] (transportation,business) transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
Synonyms: freightage
Related terms: transportation
3. [ verb ] (transportation) load with goods for transportation
Related terms: charge cargo
4. [ verb ] (transportation) transport by freight
Related terms: transport
5. [ noun ] (transportation,business) the charge for transporting something by common carrier
Synonyms: freight_rate freightage

"we pay the freight," or "the freight rate is usually cheaper"

Related terms: rate
Similar spelling:   fright