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English noun: transport

1. transport (artifact) something that serves as a means of transportation


Synonymsconveyance


Broader (hypernym)instrumentality, instrumentation


Narrower (hyponym)aerial tramway, cable tramway, cargo ships, dolly, dolly, horsebox, lift, litter, mail, merchant marine, merchant vessels, public transport, roll-on roll-off, ropeway, shipping, sidecar, ski lift, ski tow, telfer, telpher, trailer, tram, tramway, vehicle

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


Broader (hypernym)diffusion


Narrower (hyponym)active transport, passive transport

3. transport (act) the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials


Synonymsshipping, transportation


Broader (hypernym)business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise


Narrower (hyponym)air transport, air transportation, express, expressage, ferry, ferrying, freight, freightage, hauling, navigation, truckage, trucking


Part meronymcommerce, commercialism, mercantilism


Domain category membersoff-line, on-line, online

4. transport (state) a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion


SamplesListening to sweet music in a perfect rapture.


Synonymsecstasy, exaltation, rapture, raptus


Broader (hypernym)emotional state, spirit

5. transport (artifact) a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder


Synonymstape drive, tape transport


Broader (hypernym)mechanism


Part meronymtape deck, tape machine, tape recorder

6. transport (act) the act of moving something from one location to another


Synonymsconveyance, transfer, transferral, transportation


Broader (hypernym)movement


Narrower (hyponym)airlift, bringing, carry, connection, connexion, delivery, drive, lift, lighterage, relocation, resettlement, teleportation, transshipment


Part holonympickup


English verb: transport

1. transport (motion) move something or somebody around; usually over long distances


ExamplesThey transport the parcel to their parents


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)advect, bus, carry over, ferry, float, freight, lighter, pick up, pipe, raft, rail, sledge, sluice, teleport, truck, wheel, wheel around, wheelbarrow

2. transport (contact) move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body


SamplesYou 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.


Synonymscarry


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)bear, bring, bucket, cart, chariot, convey, fly, haul, lug, pack, pipe in, port, port, porter, return, shoulder, take, tote, tug


Verb groupcarry, carry

3. transport (emotion) hold spellbound


ExamplesThe good news will transport her, The performance is likely to transport Sue


Synonymsdelight, enchant, enrapture, enthral, enthrall, ravish


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)delight, please


Antonymsdisenchant, disillusion

4. transport (motion) transport commercially


Synonymssend, ship


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)barge, despatch, dispatch, forward, railroad, send off, send on

5. transport (contact) send from one person or place to another


SamplesTransmit a message.


Synonymschannel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transmit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)bring, convey, fetch, get, project, propagate, release, send, send out, translate, turn









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