Transportation definition

trănspər-tāshən
The movement by a carrier of either people, goods, or products from one location to another.
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Transportation is a way of getting from place to place.

An example of transportation is a bus or a car.

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A means or system of conveyance.
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A means of conveyance.

What kind of transportation did you take?

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Deportation to a penal colony.
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The state of being transported.
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(US) A ticket or fare.
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Banishment for crime, as to a penal colony; deportation.
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Fare or a ticket for being transported.
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The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc.

We have to get people out of their cars and encourage them to use alternative forms of transportation.

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The act or an instance of transporting.
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The work or business of conveying passengers or goods.
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(historical) Deportation to a penal colony.

Mulligan's sentence was commuted from death to transportation.

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(US) A means of conveyance.

Nice transportation, dude, but your brake lights are busted.

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The business of conveying passengers or goods.

He works in transportation.

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A transporting or being transported.
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A kind of criminal punishment, whereby a convicted criminal is sent out of the country to an offshore penal colony for a specified period of time. See also deport and deportation.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
transportation
Plural:
transportations

Origin of transportation