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transport

trans·port

transport

 
 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: traens port
inflections: transported, transporting, transports
definition 1: to convey from one place to another; carry.
Ships transport the oil from the Middle East to the importing countries.Trains transported the troops across the country.
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synonyms:
carry, convey, take, transfer
similar words:
bear, cart, deliver, haul, lug, move, pack, run, send, shift, ship, transmit
definition 2: to move by strong emotions.
She was transported by the beauty of the landscape.
synonyms:
carry away, enrapture, move, overcome, overwhelm
similar words:
bewitch, captivate, carry, charm, enchant, enthrall, entrance, hypnotize, intoxicate, mesmerize, ravish, spellbind
definition 3: to convey to a foreign land as a punishment for a crime.
She cried when she heard her husband was to be transported.
synonyms:
banish, exile, expatriate, ostracize
similar words:
blackball, deport, excommunicate, expel, oust
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: traens port
definition 1: the act or process of conveying or transporting.
The transport of supplies to the soldiers was hampered by the flooding.
synonyms:
carriage, conveyance, delivery, transfer, transportation
similar words:
dispatch, removal, shipment, transit
definition 2: a means of conveying or transporting.
The subway is this city's public transport.
synonyms:
conveyance, transportation
similar words:
transit
definition 3: the state of being moved by strong emotions.
In his transport, he confessed himself to be a sinner and asked to be baptised.
similar words:
bliss, ecstasy, elation, enchantment, euphoria, exaltation, excitation, exhilaration, rapture
definition 4: a ship or plane used to carry military troops or supplies.
The transports have arrived with supplies.
synonyms:
troopship
similar words:
carrier
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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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