A steamship moored to its berth at the pier.
An example of someone who may berth is a captain of a ship.
An example of someone who may berth is a staff member on a boat.
An example of a berth is a space much like a shelf on which you sleep in a boat or a train.
An example of a berth is staying at least one mile away from all other ships.
An example of a berth is an assigned tie-up space at a marina.
Kept a clear berth of the reefs.
A berth as chief engineer on the ship.
- Ample space or distance to avoid an unwanted consequence:Gave their angry colleague a wide berth.
- to stay at a prudent distance from; keep well clear of