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Definition of 'berth'


  1. a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
       Synonyms: position post office spot billet place situation
  2. a place where a craft can be made fast
       Synonyms: mooring moorage slip
  3. a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
       Synonyms: bunk built in bed


  1. provide with a berth
  2. secure in or as if in a berth or dock; "tie up the boat"
       Synonyms: moor tie up
  3. come into or dock at a wharf; "the big ship wharfed in the evening"
       Synonyms: moor wharf

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