Transport vs. Transportation

By Jaxson

  • Transport (verb)

    To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.

    “to transport goods; to transport troops”

  • Transport (verb)

    To deport to a penal colony.

  • Transport (verb)

    To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.

    “Music transports the soul.”

  • Transport (noun)

    An act of transporting; conveyance.

  • Transport (noun)

    The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.

  • Transport (noun)

    A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)

  • Transport (noun)

    A tractor-trailer.

  • Transport (noun)

    The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.

  • Transport (noun)

    A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.

  • Transport (noun)

    A deported convict.

  • Transportation (noun)

    The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc.

    “We have to get people out of their cars and encourage them to use alternative forms of transportation.”

  • Transportation (noun)

    to a penal colony.

    “Mulligan’s sentence was commuted from death to transportation.”

  • Transportation (noun)

    A means of conveyance.

    “Nice transportation, dude, but your brake lights are busted.”

  • Transportation (noun)

    A ticket or fare.

Wiktionary
  • Transport (verb)

    take or carry (people or goods) from one place to another by means of a vehicle, aircraft, or ship

    “the bulk of freight traffic was transported by lorry”

  • Transport (verb)

    send (a convict) to a penal colony

    “he was convicted of theft and transported”

  • Transport (verb)

    cause (someone) to feel that they are in another place or time

    “the book transported her to new worlds”

  • Transport (verb)

    overwhelm (someone) with a strong emotion, especially joy

    “she was transported with pleasure”

  • Transport (noun)

    a system or means of conveying people or goods from place to place

    “air transport”

    “many possess their own forms of transport”

  • Transport (noun)

    the action of transporting something or the state of being transported

    “the transport of crude oil”

  • Transport (noun)

    a large vehicle, ship, or aircraft used to carry troops or stores

    “the invasion force sailed from Cadiz in twenty-five transports”

  • Transport (noun)

    a convict who was transported to a penal colony.

  • Transport (noun)

    an overwhelmingly strong emotion

    “art can send people into transports of delight”

Oxford Dictionary
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