Definition of berth verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

berth

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bɜːθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrθ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they berth
BrE BrE//bɜːθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrθ//
 
he / she / it berths
BrE BrE//bɜːθs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrθs//
 
past simple berthed
BrE BrE//bɜːθt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrθt//
 
past participle berthed
BrE BrE//bɜːθt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrθt//
 
-ing form berthing
BrE BrE//ˈbɜːθɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrθɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] berth (something) to put a ship in a berth or keep it there; to sail into a berth The ship is berthed at Southampton. Word Origin early 17th cent. (in the sense ‘adequate space at sea’): probably from a nautical use of the verb bear + -th.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: berth