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Transport vs. Transportation

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  • 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.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Transport

    To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey; as, to transport goods; to transport troops.

  • Transport

    To carry, or cause to be carried, into banishment, as a criminal; to banish.

  • Transport

    To carry away with vehement emotion, as joy, sorrow, complacency, anger, etc.; to ravish with pleasure or ecstasy; as, music transports the soul.

  • Transport (noun)

    Transportation; carriage; conveyance.

  • Transport (noun)

    A vessel employed for transporting, especially for carrying soldiers, warlike stores, or provisions, from one place to another, or to convey convicts to their destination; - called also transport ship, transport vessel.

  • Transport (noun)

    Vehement emotion; passion; ecstasy; rapture.

  • Transport (noun)

    A convict transported, or sentenced to exile.

  • Transportation (noun)

    The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance.

  • Transportation (noun)

    Transport; ecstasy.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Transport (noun)

    something that serves as a means of transportation

  • Transport (noun)

    an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

  • Transport (noun)

    the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials

  • Transport (noun)

    a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion;

    "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"

  • Transport (noun)

    a mechanism that transport magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder

  • Transport (verb)

    move something or somebody around; usually over long distances

  • Transport (verb)

    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"

  • Transport (verb)

    hold spellbound

  • Transport (verb)

    transport commercially

  • Transport (verb)

    send from one person or place to another;

    "transmit a message"

  • Transportation (noun)

    a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods

  • Transportation (noun)

    the act of transporting something from one location to another

  • Transportation (noun)

    the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance

  • Transportation (noun)

    the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966

  • Transportation (noun)

    the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials

  • Transportation (noun)

    the act of expelling a person from their native land;

    "men in exile dream of hope"

    "his deportation to a penal colony"

    "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"

    "the sentence was one of transportation for life"

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