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Webster 1913 Edition


Transport

Trans-port′

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Transported
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Transporting
.]
[F.
transporter
, L.
transportare
;
trans
across +
portare
to carry. See
Port
bearing, demeanor.]
1.
To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey;
as, to
transport
goods; to
transport
troops.
Hakluyt.
2.
To carry, or cause to be carried, into banishment, as a criminal; to banish.
3.
To carry away with vehement emotion, as joy, sorrow, complacency, anger, etc.; to ravish with pleasure or ecstasy;
as, music
transports
the soul
.
[They] laugh as if
transported
with some fit
Of passion.
Milton.
We shall then be
transported
with a nobler . . . wonder.
South.

Trans′port

,
Noun.
[F. See
Transport
,
Verb.
]
1.
Transportation; carriage; conveyance.
The Romans . . . stipulated with the Carthaginians to furnish them with ships for
transport
and war.
Arbuthnot.
2.
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
.
3.
Vehement emotion; passion; ecstasy; rapture.
With
transport
views the airy rule his own,
And swells on an imaginary throne.
Pope.
Say not, in
transports
of despair,
That all your hopes are fled.
Doddridge.
4.
A convict transported, or sentenced to exile.

Webster 1828 Edition


Transport

TRANSPORT

,
Verb.
T.
[L. transporto; trans and porto, to carry.]
1.
To carry or convey from one place to another, either by means of beasts or vehicles on land, or by ships in water, or by balloons in air; as, to transport the baggage of an army; to transport goods from one country to another; to transport troops over a river.
2.
To carry into banishment, as a criminal. Criminals are transported as a punishment for their crimes,which often amounts to banishment.
3.
To hurry or carry away by violence of passion.
They laugh as if transported with some fit of passion.
4.
To ravish with pleasure; to bear away the soul in ecstasy; as, to be transported with joy.
5.
To remove from one place to another, as a ship by means of hawsers and anchors.

Definition 2022


Transport

Transport

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German

Noun

Transport m (genitive Transports or Transportes, plural Transporte)

  1. transport, transportation

transport

transport

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English

Verb

transport (third-person singular simple present transports, present participle transporting, simple past and past participle transported)

  1. To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.
    to transport goods; to transport troops
  2. (historical) To deport to a penal colony.
  3. (figuratively) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.
    Music transports the soul.
    • Milton
      [They] laugh as if transported with some fit / Of passion.
    • South
      We shall then be transported with a nobler [] wonder.

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Translations

Noun

transport (countable and uncountable, plural transports)

  1. An act of transporting; conveyance.
  2. The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
  3. A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)
  4. (Canada) A tractor-trailer.
  5. The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.
  6. A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.
  7. (historical) A deported convict.

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Catalan

Noun

transport m (plural transports)

  1. transport

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Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: trans‧port

Etymology

From Old French transporter (carry or convey across), from Latin transporto, from trans- (across) + porto (to carry).

Noun

transport n (plural transporten, diminutive transportje n)

  1. transport

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʁɑ̃s.pɔʁ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔʁ
  • Homophone: transports

Noun

transport m (plural transports)

  1. transport

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Medieval Latin transportus, from Latin transportare

Noun

transport m (definite singular transporten, indefinite plural transporter, definite plural transportene)

  1. transport, transportation

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Medieval Latin transportus, from Latin transportare

Noun

transport m (definite singular transporten, indefinite plural transportar, definite plural transportane)

  1. transport, transportation

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Serbo-Croatian

Noun

trànsport m (Cyrillic spelling тра̀нспорт)

  1. transport, conveyance
  2. transport (vehicle)

Declension


Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

transport c

  1. a transport, something to be moved
  2. a transport, a preliminary sum to be carried to the next page
  3. a transport, promotion to a new job or task

Declension

Inflection of transport 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative transport transporten transporter transporterna
Genitive transports transportens transporters transporternas

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