taxicab

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tax·i·cab

 (tăk′sē-kăb′)
n.
An automobile that carries passengers for a fare, usually calculated by a taximeter.

tax•i•cab

(ˈtæk siˌkæb)

n.
a public passenger vehicle, esp. an automobile, usu. fitted with a taximeter.
[1905–10; taxi(meter) + cab1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taxicab - a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for moneytaxicab - a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
gypsy cab - a taxicab that cruises for customers although it is licensed only to respond to calls
minicab - a minicar used as a taxicab
fleet - group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership
Translations

taxicab

[ˈtæksɪkæb] N (esp US) → taxi m

taxicab

taxi-cab [ˈtæksikæb] n (mainly US)taxi m

taxicab

[ˈtæksɪˈkæb] ntaxi m inv
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