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Definition for: transport

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English

Pronunciation

  • Verb:
    • AHD: ( UK ) trănzpôt' or tränzpôt', ( US ) trănzpôrt'
    • IPA: ( UK ) /trænzˈpɔːt/ or /trɑːnzˈpɔːt/
    • SAMPA: ( UK ) /tr{nz"pO:t/ or /trA:nz"pO:t/
  • Noun:
    • AHD: ( UK ) trănz'pôt or tränz'pôt, ( US ) trănz'pôrt
    • IPA: ( UK ) /ˈtrænzpɔːt/ or /ˈtrɑːnzpɔːt/
    • SAMPA: ( UK ) /"tr{nzpO:t/ or /"trA:nzpO:t/

Transitive verb

to transport ( third-person singular simple present transports , present participle transporting , simple past transported , past participle transported )

  1. To change the location or place of.
  2. ( historical ) To deport to a penal colony.
  3. To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.

Synonyms

Translations

change the location of

  • Arabic: نَقَلَ (náqala)
  • Chinese: 輸送, 输送 (shūsòng)
  • Dutch: overbrengen, voeren, vervoeren, transporteren
  • Finnish: kuljettaa
  • French: reporter, transporter
  • German: transportieren, befördern
  • Hungarian: szállítani, fuvarozni
  • Italian: trasportare
  • Japanese: 運送する (うんそうする, unsō surú), 輸送する (yusō-suru)
  • Korean: 수송하다 (susonghada)
  • Portuguese: transportar
  • Russian: перевозить (perevozít’)
  • Spanish: transportar
  • Swedish: befordra, forsla, frakta, transportera

historical: deport to a penal colony

  • Japanese: 追放する (tsuihō-suru)
  • Swedish: deportera

move someone to strong emotion

Noun

transport ( uncountable )

  1. The act of transporting; conveyance.
  2. The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
  3. A vehicle used to transport passengers, mail or freight.
  4. ( military ) A vehicle used to transport troops.
  5. The system of transporting passengers etc in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.
  6. A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.
  7. ( historical ) A deported convict.

Synonyms

Translations

act of transporting

  • Finnish; kuljetus
  • French: transport m .
  • Japanese: 運送 (unsō), 輸送 (yusō)
  • Russian: переовозка (p'er'evózka) f . , транспортировка (transportiróvka) f .
  • Portuguese: transporte m .
  • Swedish: befordran c . , frakt c . , förflyttning c . , transport c .
  • Telugu: రవాణా (ravaaNaa)

state of being transported by emotion

  • Swedish: anfall n . , extas c . , hänförelse c . , utbrott n .

vehicle used to transport passengers, mail or freight

  • French: transport m .
  • German: Beförderung f.
  • Japanese: 輸送機関 (ゆそうきかん, yusō-kikan)
  • Russian: транспортное средство (tránsportnoje sr'édstvo) ship m .
  • Swedish: transportfartyg n . , transportflygplan n . , transportfordon n .

military: vehicle used to transport troops

  • Swedish: transportfartyg n . , transportflygplan n . , transportfordon n .

system of transporting people

See public transport

device that moves recording tape across the heads of a recorder

historical: deported convict

  • Japanese: 追放 (tsuihō)
  • Swedish: deporterad straffånge

Note: some of these translations are verbs and some are nouns


  • Arabic : نَقْل (naql)
  • Chinese : 運輸, 运输 (yùnshū)
  • Dutch : afvoer m . , vervoer n .
  • Hungarian : szállítás, fuvarozás, közlekedés
  • Italian : trasporto m .
  • Korean : 수송 (susong)
  • Spanish : transporte m .

Related terms

  • transportability
  • transportable
  • transportage
  • transportation
  • transporter
  • transportive

Other Translations for "transport"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codetransport
Hex74 72 e1 ee f3 f0 6f 72 74
Pig Latinansporttray

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