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trans·port

transport

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: traens port
inflections: transports, transporting, transported
definition: to carry from one place to another.
The moving van transported our things to the new house.
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synonyms:
carry, convey, take, transfer
similar words:
bear, cart, deliver, haul, lug, move, send, shift, ship, transmit
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: traens port
definition 1: the act of carrying or transporting.
The transport of supplies to the soldiers will require two helicopters.
synonyms:
delivery, transfer, transportation
similar words:
dispatch, removal, shipment, transit
definition 2: a means of carrying or transporting.
The subway is this city's public transport.
synonyms:
transportation
similar words:
transit
definition 3: a ship or plane used to carry soldiers and their supplies.
similar words:
carrier
derivations: transportable (adj.), transportability (n.), transporter (n.)
Word History
Transport comes from the Latin words portare, which means "carry," and trans, which means "across."
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The word transport contains the following parts:
tra-, trans- Latin prefix that means across, over, to the other side
port Latin root that means carry