Uber

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See also: uber, ueber, über, uber-, and über-

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Noun[edit]

Uber (plural Ubers)

  1. A car ride requested using the mobile application Uber.
    • 2016, Aaron Keller, Renée Marino, Dan Wallace, The Physics of Brand: Understand the Forces Behind Brands that Matter, Blue Ash, OH: HOW Books, →ISBN, page 143:
      It all comes back to two highly compelling moments. The moment you requested an Uber and the moment you exited the car with a mere thank-you.

Verb[edit]

Uber (third-person singular simple present Ubers, present participle Ubering, simple past and past participle Ubered)

  1. To travel via a mobile app-based ridesharing service, particularly but not necessarily Uber.
    • 2017 February 28, Adonis Hoffman, “Uber is on a collision course with regulators and lawyers”, in The Hill[1], retrieved 21 Mar 2017:
      You can Uber to the event and avoid the parking problem.
    • 2017 December 14, Heather Schwedel, “Let’s Uber. I’ll Call a Lyft.”, in Slate[2], retrieved December 14, 2017:
      As with a lot of people I know, Medina doesn’t use Uber, but she still Ubers. When she uses ride-hailing apps—and Uber is no longer among them—she still uses the name as her chosen noun or verb because that’s just what you say now. Should we take the train or just Uber?

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