Transport definition

trăns-pôrt
A ship, airplane, train, etc. used to transport soldiers, freight, etc.
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To move or carry (goods, for example) from one place to another; convey.
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The act, process, or means of transporting; transportation; conveyance.
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To carry off to a penal colony, etc.; banish; deport.
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Strong emotion, esp. of delight or joy; rapture.
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To send abroad to a penal colony; deport.
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A ship or aircraft used to transport troops or military equipment.
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The act of transporting; conveyance.
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The condition of being transported by emotion; joy or rapture.
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Transport is defined as a way to move things from one place to another.

An example of transport is a city bus.

An example of transport is a cargo ship.

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A vehicle, such as an aircraft, used to transport passengers, mail, or freight.
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A device that moves magnetic tape beyond the recording head, as of a tape recorder.
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To carry from one place to another, esp. over long distances.
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Transport means to move something from one place to another.

An example of transport is to put fruit on a truck to take it to the grocery store.

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The vehicles, such as buses and trains, used in such a system.
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To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
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To carry away with emotion; enrapture; entrance.
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A convict sentenced to transportation.
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A deported convict.
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To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.

To transport goods; to transport troops.

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The system of transporting passengers or goods in a particular country or area.
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To carry from one place to another, especially over long distances. See also transport circuit.
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(historical) To deport to a penal colony.
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To transport is defined as to take someone to another place in their mind with a strong emotion.

An example of transport is to be reminded of a past memory while listening to a poem.

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(figuratively) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.

Music transports the soul.

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An act of transporting; conveyance.
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The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
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A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)
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(Canada) A tractor-trailer.
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The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.
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A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.
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(historical) A deported convict.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
transport
Plural:
transports

Origin of transport

  • Middle English transporten from Old French transporter from Latin trānsportāre trāns- trans- portāre to carry per-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Old French transporter (“carry or convey across”), from Latin transporto, from trans- (“across”) + porto (“to carry”)

    From Wiktionary