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tax·i

 (tăk′sē)
n. pl. tax·is or tax·ies
A taxicab.
v. tax·ied (tăk′sēd), tax·i·ing or tax·y·ing, tax·ies or tax·is (tăk′sēz)
v.intr.
1. To be transported by taxi.
2. To move slowly on the ground or on the surface of the water before takeoff or after landing: an airplane taxiing down the runway.
v.tr.
1. To transport by or as if by taxi: taxied the children to dance class; taxi documents to a law office.
2. To cause (an aircraft) to taxi.

[Short for taximeter or taxicab.]
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taxi

(ˈtæksɪ)
n, pl taxis or taxies
(Commerce) Also called: cab or taxicab a car, usually fitted with a taximeter, that may be hired, along with its driver, to carry passengers to any specified destination
vb, taxies, taxiing, taxying or taxied
1. (Aeronautics) to cause (an aircraft) to move along the ground under its own power, esp before takeoff and after landing, or (of an aircraft) to move along the ground in this way
2. (intr) to travel in a taxi
[C20: shortened from taximeter cab]
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tax•i

(ˈtæk si)

n., pl. tax•is tax•ies, n.
1. a taxicab.
v.i.
2. to ride or travel in a taxicab.
3. (of an airplane) to move over the surface of the ground or water at slow speed, as in preparing for takeoff.
v.t.
4. to cause (an airplane) to taxi.
[1905–10, Amer.; short for taxicab]
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taxi


Past participle: taxied
Gerund: taxiing/taxying

Imperative
taxi
taxi
Present
I taxi
you taxi
he/she/it taxies
we taxi
you taxi
they taxi
Preterite
I taxied
you taxied
he/she/it taxied
we taxied
you taxied
they taxied
Present Continuous
I am taxiing/taxying
you are taxiing/taxying
he/she/it is taxiing/taxying
we are taxiing/taxying
you are taxiing/taxying
they are taxiing/taxying
Present Perfect
I have taxied
you have taxied
he/she/it has taxied
we have taxied
you have taxied
they have taxied
Past Continuous
I was taxiing/taxying
you were taxiing/taxying
he/she/it was taxiing/taxying
we were taxiing/taxying
you were taxiing/taxying
they were taxiing/taxying
Past Perfect
I had taxied
you had taxied
he/she/it had taxied
we had taxied
you had taxied
they had taxied
Future
I will taxi
you will taxi
he/she/it will taxi
we will taxi
you will taxi
they will taxi
Future Perfect
I will have taxied
you will have taxied
he/she/it will have taxied
we will have taxied
you will have taxied
they will have taxied
Future Continuous
I will be taxiing/taxying
you will be taxiing/taxying
he/she/it will be taxiing/taxying
we will be taxiing/taxying
you will be taxiing/taxying
they will be taxiing/taxying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been taxiing/taxying
you have been taxiing/taxying
he/she/it has been taxiing/taxying
we have been taxiing/taxying
you have been taxiing/taxying
they have been taxiing/taxying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been taxiing/taxying
you will have been taxiing/taxying
he/she/it will have been taxiing/taxying
we will have been taxiing/taxying
you will have been taxiing/taxying
they will have been taxiing/taxying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been taxiing/taxying
you had been taxiing/taxying
he/she/it had been taxiing/taxying
we had been taxiing/taxying
you had been taxiing/taxying
they had been taxiing/taxying
Conditional
I would taxi
you would taxi
he/she/it would taxi
we would taxi
you would taxi
they would taxi
Past Conditional
I would have taxied
you would have taxied
he/she/it would have taxied
we would have taxied
you would have taxied
they would have taxied
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taxi - a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for moneytaxi - 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
Verb1.taxi - travel slowly; "The plane taxied down the runway"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
2.taxi - ride in a taxicab
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
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Translations
تَاكْسِيتاكْسي، سَيّارَة أجْرَهتَدَرُّج الطائِرَه قَبْل الإقْلاع
taxitaxíkrolovat
taxitaxievogn
kabotaksi
taksi
taksi
taxi
taksi
leigubílltaxataxiaka
タクシー
택시
taksi stovėjimo aikštelė
braukt pa lidlaukutaksometrs
rolovať
taksi
taxitaxa
รถแท็กซี่
taksipistte ilerlemekrule yapmak
taxi

taxi

[ˈtæksɪ]
A. N (taxis or taxies (pl)) (= cab) → taxi m; (= collective taxi) → colectivo m (LAm), pesero m (Mex)
B. VI
1. (Aer) → rodar por la pista
2. (= go by taxi) → ir en taxi
C. CPD taxi driver Ntaxista mf
taxi fare Ntarifa f de taxi
I'll pay the taxi fareyo pagaré el taxi
taxi rank (Brit) taxi stance (Scot) taxi stand (US) Nparada f de taxis
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

taxi

[ˈtæksi]
ntaxi m
modif [company, firm, licence, service] → de taxi; [ride] → en taxi
vi (AVIATION) [plane] → rouler
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

taxi

nTaxi nt; to go by taximit dem Taxi fahren
vi (Aviat) → rollen; the plane taxied to a haltdas Flugzeug rollte aus

taxi

:
taxicab
n (esp US) → Taxi nt
taxi dancer
n (US) → Tanzdame f

taxi

:
taxi driver
nTaxifahrer(in) m(f)
taximeter
nFahrpreisanzeiger m, → Taxameter m (form)

taxi

:
taxiplane
n (US) → Lufttaxi nt
taxi rank (Brit), taxi stand (esp US)
nTaxistand m
taxiway
n (Aviat) → Rollbahn f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

taxi

[ˈtæksɪ]
1. ntaxi m inv
2. vi (Aer) → rullare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

taxi

(ˈtӕksi) plurals ˈtaxis ~ˈtaxies noun
(also ˈtaxi-cab. (American) cab) a car, usually fitted with a taximeter, that can be hired with its driver, especially for short journeys: I took a taxi from the hotel to the station.
verb3rd person singular present tense ˈtaxies, ~ˈtaxis: present participle ˈtaxiing, ~ˈtaxying: past tense, past participle ˈtaxied
(of an aeroplane) to move slowly along the ground before beginning to run forward for take-off. The plane taxied along the runway.
ˈtaximeter noun
(usually abbreviated to meter) an instrument usually fitted to taxis to show the fare owed for the distance travelled.
taxi rank
a place where taxis stand until hired. There is a taxi rank at the railway station.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

taxi

تَاكْسِي taxi taxi Taxi ταξί taxi taksi taxi taksi taxi タクシー 택시 taxi drosje taksówka táxi такси taxi รถแท็กซี่ taksi taxi 出租车
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References in classic literature ?
Along Pall Mall the taxi in which she was seated gained considerably, but in the Park and along the Bird Cage Walk both the other taxies, risking the police regulations, drew almost alongside.
The taxi was on the Embankment now, and they sped along for some time in silence.
Pearce, who is waiting at the door for further instruction] Did you tell him I come in a taxi?
I've as good a right to take a taxi as anyone else.
She shrugged her shoulders but gave him a pleasant little nod as he stepped into the taxi.
He hailed a passing taxi and directed the driver to make for the Pen and Ink Club.
Right bravely the Ancient Mariner drove to the Bronx in a taxi, registered his "Charles Stough Greenleaf" in an old-fashioned hand, and took up anew the activities which for years had kept him free of the poor-farm.
In a taxi. I stopped the taxi, got out, and observed you just stepping into the Charing Cross Underground.
I took a taxi, and having ascertained the address from the telephone book, I made for the Oxygen Tube Supply Company in Oxford Street.
I turned away to pay off my taxi, the driver of which was very cantankerous and abusive over his fare.
The vehicle gave every facility for a man to put his arm round a girl's waist (an advantage which the hansom had over the taxi of the present day), and the delight of that was worth the cost of the evening's entertainment.
A few minutes later he bade the policeman adieu, and, with a slip of paper in his pocket bearing a certain address in a semirespectable quarter, he walked briskly toward the nearest taxi stand.