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transport

trans·port

transport

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: traens port
inflections: transported, transporting, transports
definition: to carry from one place to another.
The boat transports cars across the water.
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synonyms:
carry, convey, take, transfer
similar words:
bear, deliver, haul, move, send, shift, ship, transmit
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: traens port
definition: the act of carrying or transporting.
The transport of supplies to the soldiers will require two helicopters.
synonyms:
delivery, transfer, transportation
similar words:
shipment
derivations: transportable (adj.), transportability (n.), transporter (n.)
Word History
Transport comes from the Latin words portare, which means "carry," and trans, which means "across."
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