transport

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

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

  1. To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.
    to transport goods; to transport troops
  2. (historical) To deport to a penal colony.
  3. (figuratively) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.
    Music transports the soul.
    • Milton
      [They] laugh as if transported with some fit / Of passion.
    • South
      We shall then be transported with a nobler [] wonder.

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Noun[edit]

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transport (countable and uncountable, plural transports)

  1. An act of transporting; conveyance.
  2. The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
  3. A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)
  4. (Canada) A tractor-trailer.
  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.

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transport m (plural transports)

  1. transport

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trànsport m (Cyrillic spelling тра̀нспорт)

  1. transport, conveyance
  2. transport (vehicle)

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transport c

  1. a transport, something to be moved
  2. a transport, a preliminary sum to be carried to the next page
  3. a transport, promotion to a new job or task

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