Definition of Transportation in English :

Define Transportation in English

Transportation meaning in English

Meaning of Transportation in English

Pronunciation of Transportation in English

Transportation pronunciation in English

Pronounce Transportation in English


see synonyms of transportation


1. transit, transportation, transportation system

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

2. conveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation

the act of moving something from one location to another

3. fare, transportation

the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance

4. department of transportation, dot, transportation

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

5. shipping, transport, transportation

the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials

6. deportation, exile, expatriation, transportation

the act of expelling a person from their native land

Example Sentences:
'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'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of transportation
a means or system of transporting
the act of transporting or the state of being transported
(esp formerly) deportation to a penal colony
4. mainly US
a ticket or fare

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see synonyms of transportation
a transporting or being transported
2.  US
a means or system of conveyance
the work or business of conveying passengers or goods
3.  US
fare or a ticket for being transported
banishment for crime, as to a penal colony; deportation

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of transportation
a. The act or an instance of transporting.
b. The state of being transported.
2. A means of conveyance: What kind of transportation did you take?
3. The business of conveying passengers or goods: He works in transportation.
4. Deportation to a penal colony.

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