- An example of seaborne used as an adjective is seaborne cargo, cargo that is carried on a shipping boat.
- An example of seaborne used as an adjective is a seaborne cruise ship, a cruise ship that has set sail.
The definition of seaborne is having been carried by a ship, or a ship that has left port.
- Conveyed by sea; transported by ship.
- Carried on or over the sea.
(comparative more seaborne, superlative most seaborne)
- See usage notes at seaborn.
- Trade with her immediate neighbours is now insignificant, the total value of annual imports and exports being about £400,000; but seaborne commerce is in a very flourishing condition.
- The lower or estuarine courses of some of the English rivers as the Thames, Tyne, Humber, Mersey and Bristol Avon, are among the most important waterways in the world, as giving access for seaborne traffic to great ports.
- The other charges that affected Italy were the 5% duty on manumissions, and customs dues on seaborne imports.