• (British) IPA: /bɜːθ/
  • (America) enPR: bûrth, IPA: /bɝθ/

berth (plural berths)

  1. A fixed bunk for sleeping (in caravans, trains, etc).
  2. Room for maneuvering or safety. (Often used in the phrase a wide berth.)
  3. A space for a ship to moor or a vehicle to park.
  4. (nautical) A room in which a number of the officers or ship's company mess and reside.
  5. A job or position, especially on a ship.
  6. (sports) Position or seed in a tournament bracket.
  7. (sports) position on the field of play
Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: до́лжность
  • Russian: ме́сто
  • Spanish: plaza

berth (berths, present participle berthing; past and past participle berthed)

  1. (transitive) to bring (a ship or vehicle) into its berth
  2. (transitive) to assign a berth (bunk or position) to

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