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ship off

v.
1. To leave, as for a distant place: The soldier shipped off to the war zone. I said goodbye to my friends because I was shipping off the next day.
2. To send something or someone, as to a distant place: They shipped the prisoners off to an offshore island. We shipped off the packages.
See also: off, ship
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