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trans·port

 (trăns-pôrt′)
tr.v. trans·port·ed, trans·port·ing, trans·ports
1. To move or carry (goods, for example) from one place to another; convey. See Synonyms at carry.
2. To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
3. To send abroad to a penal colony; deport.
n. (trăns′pôrt′)
1. The act of transporting; conveyance.
2. The condition of being transported by emotion; joy or rapture.
3. A ship or aircraft used to transport troops or military equipment.
4. A vehicle, such as an aircraft, used to transport passengers, mail, or freight.
5.
a. The system of transporting passengers or goods in a particular country or area.
b. The vehicles, such as buses and trains, used in such a system.
6. A device that moves magnetic tape beyond the recording head, as of a tape recorder.
7. A deported convict.

[Middle English transporten, from Old French transporter, from Latin trānsportāre : trāns-, trans- + portāre, to carry; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

trans·port′a·bil′i·ty n.
trans·port′a·ble adj.
trans·port′er n.
trans·por′tive adj.

transport

vb (tr)
1. to carry or cause to go from one place to another, esp over some distance
2. (Historical Terms) to deport or exile to a penal colony
3. (usually passive) to have a strong emotional effect on
n
4.
a. the business or system of transporting goods or people
b. (as modifier): a modernized transport system.
5. Brit freight vehicles generally
6. (Military)
a. a vehicle used to transport goods or people, esp lorries or ships used to convey troops
b. (as modifier): a transport plane.
7. the act of transporting or the state of being transported
8. ecstasy, rapture, or any powerful emotion
9. (Historical Terms) a convict sentenced to be transported
[C14: from Latin transportāre, from trans- + portāre to carry]
transˈportable adj
ˌtransportaˈbility n
transˈporter n
transˈportive adj

trans•port

(v. trænsˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt; n. ˈtræns pɔrt, -poʊrt)

v.t.
1. to carry, move, or convey from one place to another.
2. to carry away by strong emotion; enrapture.
3. to send into banishment, esp. to a penal colony.
n.
4. the act of transporting or conveying; conveyance.
5. a means of transporting or conveying, as a truck or bus.
6. a ship or plane for transporting soldiers, military stores, etc.
7. an airplane carrying freight or passengers as part of a transportation system.
8. a system of public travel.
9. strong emotion, esp. ecstatic joy, bliss, etc.; rapture.
10. a convict sent into banishment, esp. to a penal colony.
11. a mechanism that moves magnetic tape past the head in a tape deck or tape recorder.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin trānsportāre to carry across. See trans-, port5]
trans•port′a•ble, adj.
trans•port`a•bil′i•ty, n.
trans•port′ive, adj.
syn: See ecstasy.

transport

transportation
1. 'transport'

In British English, vehicles that you travel in are referred to generally as transport.

It's easier to travel if you have your own transport.
You can get to the museum by public transport.

Transport is an uncountable noun. Don't refer to a single vehicle as 'a transport'.

British speakers also use transport to refer to the moving of goods or people from one place to another.

The goods were ready for transport and distribution.
High transport costs make foreign goods too expensive.
2. 'transportation'

American speakers usually use transportation to refer both to vehicles and to the moving of goods or people.

Do you two children have transportation home?
Long-distance transportation will increase the price of the product.

transport


Past participle: transported
Gerund: transporting

Imperative
transport
transport
Present
I transport
you transport
he/she/it transports
we transport
you transport
they transport
Preterite
I transported
you transported
he/she/it transported
we transported
you transported
they transported
Present Continuous
I am transporting
you are transporting
he/she/it is transporting
we are transporting
you are transporting
they are transporting
Present Perfect
I have transported
you have transported
he/she/it has transported
we have transported
you have transported
they have transported
Past Continuous
I was transporting
you were transporting
he/she/it was transporting
we were transporting
you were transporting
they were transporting
Past Perfect
I had transported
you had transported
he/she/it had transported
we had transported
you had transported
they had transported
Future
I will transport
you will transport
he/she/it will transport
we will transport
you will transport
they will transport
Future Perfect
I will have transported
you will have transported
he/she/it will have transported
we will have transported
you will have transported
they will have transported
Future Continuous
I will be transporting
you will be transporting
he/she/it will be transporting
we will be transporting
you will be transporting
they will be transporting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been transporting
you have been transporting
he/she/it has been transporting
we have been transporting
you have been transporting
they have been transporting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been transporting
you will have been transporting
he/she/it will have been transporting
we will have been transporting
you will have been transporting
they will have been transporting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been transporting
you had been transporting
he/she/it had been transporting
we had been transporting
you had been transporting
they had been transporting
Conditional
I would transport
you would transport
he/she/it would transport
we would transport
you would transport
they would transport
Past Conditional
I would have transported
you would have transported
he/she/it would have transported
we would have transported
you would have transported
they would have transported
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transport - something that serves as a means of transportationtransport - something that serves as a means of transportation
dolly - conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects
dolly - conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted
horsebox - a conveyance (railroad car or trailer) for transporting racehorses
instrumentation, instrumentality - an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
litter - conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
mail - a conveyance that transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system
public transport - conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
roll-on roll-off - a method of transport (as a ferry or train or plane) that vehicles roll onto at the beginning and roll off of at the destination
cargo ships, merchant vessels, shipping, merchant marine - conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
sidecar - conveyance consisting of a small carrier attached to the side of a motorcycle
ski lift, ski tow, lift - a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
telfer, telpher - one of the conveyances (or cars) in a telpherage
trailer - a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
aerial tramway, cable tramway, ropeway, tram, tramway - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
vehicle - a conveyance that transports people or objects
2.transport - an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes
active transport - transport of a substance (as a protein or drug) across a cell membrane against the concentration gradient; requires an expenditure of energy
diffusion - (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration
passive transport - transport of a substance across a cell membrane by diffusion; expenditure of energy is not required
3.transport - the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materialstransport - the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
air transport, air transportation - transportation by air
navigation - ship traffic; "the channel will be open to navigation as soon as the ice melts"
hauling, trucking, truckage - the activity of transporting goods by truck
freight, freightage - transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
expressage, express - rapid transport of goods
ferrying, ferry - transport by boat or aircraft
online, on-line - on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system; "on-line industries"
off-line - not on a regular route of a transportation system; "an off-line ticket office"
4.transport - a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotiontransport - a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
emotional state, spirit - the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection); "his emotional state depended on her opinion"; "he was in good spirits"; "his spirit rose"
5.transport - a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recordertransport - a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder
mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
tape deck - electronic equipment for making or playing magnetic tapes (but without amplifiers or speakers); a component in an audio system
tape machine, tape recorder - a magnetic recorder using magnetic tape
6.transport - the act of moving something from one location to anothertransport - the act of moving something from one location to another
movement - the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
transshipment - the transfer from one conveyance to another for shipment
airlift, lift - transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
connexion, connection - shifting from one form of transportation to another; "the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta"
bringing, delivery - the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
drive - the act of driving a herd of animals overland
carry - the act of carrying something
pickup - the act of taking aboard passengers or freight
lighterage - the transportation of goods on a lighter
relocation, resettlement - the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)
teleportation - a hypothetical mode of instantaneous transportation; matter is dematerialized at one place and recreated at another
Verb1.transport - move something or somebody aroundtransport - move something or somebody around; usually over long distances
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
sluice - transport in or send down a sluice; "sluice logs"
float - set afloat; "He floated the logs down the river"; "The boy floated his toy boat on the pond"
ferry - transport by ferry
wheelbarrow - transport in a wheelbarrow
raft - transport on a raft; "raft wood down a river"
bus - send or move around by bus; "The children were bussed to school"
pipe - transport by pipeline; "pipe oil, water, and gas into the desert"
freight - transport commercially as cargo
truck - convey (goods etc.) by truck; "truck fresh vegetables across the mountains"
rail - convey (goods etc.) by rails; "fresh fruit are railed from Italy to Belgium"
sledge - transport in a sleigh
lighter - transport in a flatbottom boat
pick up - give a passenger or a hitchhiker a lift; "We picked up a hitchhiker on the highway"
wheel around, wheel - wheel somebody or something
carry over - transport from one place or state to another; "Adam would have been carried over into the life eternal"
advect - convey by horizontal mass movement of a fluid; "energy advected from the environment"
teleport - transport by dematerializing at one point and assembling at another
2.transport - move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's bodytransport - move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body; "You must carry your camping gear"; "carry the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying nuclear waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river"
carry - pass on a communication; "The news was carried to every village in the province"
shoulder - carry a burden, either real or metaphoric; "shoulder the burden"
port - carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons; "port a rifle"
carry - propel or give impetus to; "The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence"
bear - move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
bucket - carry in a bucket
return - make a return; "return a kickback"
pipe in - transport to a destiny through pipes; "We have to pipe in oil"
port - carry, bear, convey, or bring; "The small canoe could be ported easily"
porter - carry luggage or supplies; "They portered the food up Mount Kilimanjaro for the tourists"
pack - carry, as on one's back; "Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"
cart - transport something in a cart
fly - transport by aeroplane; "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America"
haul - transport in a vehicle; "haul stones from the quarry in a truck"; "haul vegetables to the market"
lug, tote, tug - carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
chariot - transport in a chariot
bring, convey, take - take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
3.transport - hold spellboundtransport - hold spellbound      
delight, please - give pleasure to or be pleasing to; "These colors please the senses"; "a pleasing sensation"
4.transport - transport commerciallytransport - transport commercially    
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
barge - transport by barge on a body of water
railroad - transport by railroad
despatch, dispatch, send off - send away towards a designated goal
forward, send on - send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail"
5.transport - send from one person or place to anothertransport - send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
fetch, bring, get, convey - go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat"
project - transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another
propagate - transmit; "propagate sound or light through air"
translate - bring to a certain spiritual state
release, turn - let (something) fall or spill from a container; "turn the flour onto a plate"
send out, send - to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place; "He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

transport

noun
1. vehicle, wheels (informal), transportation, conveyance Have you got your own transport?
2. transference, carrying, shipping, delivery, distribution, removal, transportation, carriage, shipment, freight, haulage, conveyance, freightage Safety rules had been breached during transport of radioactive fuel.
3. (often plural) ecstasy, delight, heaven, happiness, bliss, euphoria, rapture, enchantment, cloud nine (informal), seventh heaven, ravishment transports of joy
ecstasy blues (informal), dumps (informal), depression, melancholy, doldrums, despondency
4. frenzy, fit, passion, fervour, rhapsody, paroxysm in a great transport of rage
verb
1. convey, take, run, move, bring, send, carry, bear, remove, ship, transfer, deliver, conduct, shift, ferry, haul, fetch There's no petrol so it's difficult to transport goods.
2. enrapture, move, delight, entrance, enchant, carry away, captivate, electrify, ravish, spellbind I have never seen any man so completely transported by excitement.
3. (History) exile, banish, deport, sentence to transportation He was transported to Italy and interned.

transport

verb
1. To move while supporting:
Informal: tote.
Slang: schlep.
2. To cause to come along with oneself:
3. To move or excite greatly:
Slang: send.
4. To force to leave a country or place by official decree:
noun
1. The moving of persons or goods from one place to another:
2. A state of elated bliss:
Informal: cloud nine.
Translations
نَقْليَنْقُلُيَنْقُل مُسافرين أو بَضائِع
dopravapřepravitpřeprava
transporttransportere
kuljettaaliikenne
prevestiprijevoz
fuvarozszállít
flytjasamgöngutæki
輸送輸送する
운송운송하다
transportabilustransportastransporteris
pārvadātsatiksmesatiksmes līdzeklistransportēttransports
prepraviťtransporttransportovať
prepeljatiprevoztransport
transporttransportera
การขนส่งขนส่ง
phương tiện giao thôngvận chuyển

transport

[ˈtrænspɔːt]
A. N
1. (= conveying, movement) → transporte m
air transporttransporte m aéreo
Department of Transport (Brit) → Ministerio m de Transporte(s)
means of transportmedio m de transporte
I was stranded with no means of transportme quedé colgado sin medio de transporte
rail transporttransporte m ferroviario
road transporttransporte m por carretera
sea transporttransporte m marítimo
see also public C
2. (= vehicle) → transporte m
I haven't got any transportno tengo transporte
own transport requiredse requiere vehículo propio
3. (= ship) → buque m de transporte
4. (= plane) → avión m de transporte
5. (fig) (liter)
it sent her into transports of delightla dejó extasiada
to be in a transport of rageestar fuera de sí (de rabia)
B. VT
1. (= move) [+ goods, people] → transportar
2. (Hist) (= deport) [+ criminal] → deportar
3. (fig) → transportar
the musical transports the audience to the days of 1950s Americael musical transporta or traslada al público a la América de los años 50
I felt as though I'd been transported back in timeme sentí como si me hubiera remontado en el tiempo
to be transported with joy > (liter) → quedarse embelesado or (liter) arrobado, estar extasiado
C. CPD transport café Ncafetería f de carretera
transport costs NPLgastos mpl de transporte
transport plane Navión m de transporte
transport police Npolicía f de tráfico
transport policy Npolítica f de transportes
transport ship Nbuque m de transporte
transport system Nsistema m de transportes, red f de transportes

transport

[ˈtrænspɔːrt]
n
(= means of transportation) → moyen m de transport
Transport is provided → Le transport est assuré.
to have one's own transport → avoir son propre moyen de transport
public transport → transports mpl en commun, transports mpl publics
Department of Transport (British)ministère m des Transports
(= movement) → transport m
The goods were ready for transport → Les marchandises étaient prêtes au transport.
the transport of sth → le transport de qch
[trænsˈpɔːrt] vttransporter
They specialise in transporting fresh fruit and vegetables → Ils sont spécialisés dans le transport des fruits et légumes.

transport

n
(of goods)Transport m, → Beförderung f; (of troops)Transport m; road transportStraßentransport m; rail transportBeförderung for Transport mper Bahn, (Eisen)bahntransport m; Ministry of Transport (Brit) → Verkehrsministerium nt
(= vehicle) have you got your own transport?hast du einen fahrbaren Untersatz? (inf), → bist du motorisiert?; public transportöffentliche Verkehrsmittel pl; what are we going to do about transport?wie lösen wir die Transportfrage?; transport will be providedfür An- und Abfahrt wird gesorgt
(Mil, = ship) → (Truppen)transporter m; (= plane)Transportflugzeug nt
(US: = shipment) → (Schiffs)fracht f, → Ladung f
(liter) transport(s) of delightfreudige Entzückung or (Rel) → Entrückung (liter); it sent her into transports of delightes erfüllte sie mit freudigem Entzücken (liter)
vt
goodsbefördern, transportieren; peoplebefördern
(Hist) convictdeportieren
(liter) to be transported by joyfreudig entzückt sein (liter)

transport

:
transport infrastructure
nVerkehrsinfrastruktur f
transport line
n (in factory) → Transportband nt
transport plane
transport ship
n(Truppen)transporter m
transport system
nVerkehrswesen nt

transport

[n ˈtrænspɔːt; vb, adj trænsˈpɔːt]
1. n
a. (gen) → trasporto; (vehicle) → mezzo di trasporto
public transport → mezzi mpl pubblici
Department of Transport (Brit) → Ministero dei Trasporti
I haven't got any transport → non ho un mezzo
b. (fig) (of delight, rage) → trasporto
to go into transports of joy → esultare dalla gioia
2. vt
a.trasportare (History) (convicts) → deportare
b. (fig) transported with delightdeliziato/a
transported with joy → estasiato/a
3. adj (system, costs) → di trasporto

transport

(trӕnsˈpoːt) verb
to carry (goods, passengers etc) from one place to another. The goods were transported by air; A bus transported us from the airport to the city.
(ˈtranspoːt) noun
the process of transporting or being transported. road transport; My husband is using my car, so I have no (means of) transport.
transˈportable adjective
able to be transported.
ˌtransporˈtation noun
transport.
transˈporter noun
someone or something that transports, especially a heavy vehicle for carrying large goods.

transport

نَقْل, يَنْقُلُ doprava, přepravit transport, transportere Transport, transportieren μεταφέρω, μεταφορά transportar, transporte kuljettaa, liikenne transport, transporter prevesti, prijevoz trasportare, trasporto 輸送, 輸送する 운송, 운송하다 transport, transporteren transport, transportere przewieźć, transport transportar, transporte перевозить, транспорт transport, transportera การขนส่ง, ขนส่ง taşıma, taşımak phương tiện giao thông, vận chuyển 交通, 运输

trans·port

n. transporte, movimiento de materiales en el cuerpo esp. a través de la membrana celular.

transport

n transporte m; vt transportar
References in classic literature ?
He is well acquainted with this part of the jungle, having lived here all his life, and he offers to guide us to a place where we can get mules to transport ourselves and our baggage to Copan.
She was to take a seat in the next train of cars, which would transport her to within half a dozen miles of her country village.
The letters from town, which a few days before would have made every nerve in Elinor's body thrill with transport, now arrived to be read with less emotion that mirth.
cried the captain, striking his knife-handle on the table in a transport of virtuous indignation.
The club received him with transport, and held an harmonic meeting that evening in his honour; while Mrs.
I had the wildest dreams concerning him, and woke unrefreshed; I woke, too, to recover the fear which I had lost in the night, of his being found out as a returned transport.
The weather was cold and there was little or no grass for the oxen, which made the journey difficult; but he had been tempted to it by the high rates of transport that prevailed at that season of the year, which would remunerate him for any probable loss he might suffer in cattle.
The mules may transport the litter, and we have led horses for the old man and his daughter.
The small capitalists are left stranded by the ebb; the big ones will follow the tide across the water, and rebuild their factories where steam power, water power, labor power, and transport are now cheaper than in England, where they used to be cheapest.
asked Raoul, in a transport of fever, impatience and rage.
My son, my dear son," I exclaimed, kissing him in a transport of joy.
The parrot, finding she was not much alarmed, told her who he was, all that her mother had promised him and the help he had already received from a Fairy who had assured him that she would give him means to transport the Princess to her mother's arms.

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