1. [ verb ] (transportation) move something or somebody around; usually over long distances
Related terms: move pick_up wheel float carry_over truck rail freight ferry raft lighter sluice sledge sluice pipe advect bus teleport conveyance transporter
2. [ noun ] (transportation) something that serves as a means of transportation
Synonyms: conveyance
Related terms: instrumentality vehicle mail dolly litter dolly shipping sidecar ski_tow telpher tramway trailer roll-on_roll-off public_transport horsebox transmit
3. [ verb ] move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
Synonyms: carry

"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"

Related terms: move bring bear haul lug fly pack return pipe_in chariot shoulder cart bucket porter port port carry carry aircraft_carrier carrier carry conveyer_belt transporter
4. [ verb ] hold spellbound
Synonyms: enchant enthrall ravish enthral delight enrapture
Related terms: disenchant please enchantment entrancement enchantment
5. [ noun ] (physics) an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes
Related terms: diffusion passive_transport active_transport
6. [ noun ] (transportation,business) the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials
Synonyms: shipping transportation
Related terms: commercial_enterprise hauling freight moving ferry airlift air_transport navigation express commerce off-line on-line
7. [ verb ] (transportation) transport commercially
Synonyms: send ship
Related terms: move dispatch forward railroad barge dispatch forward cargo transportation shipper
8. [ noun ] a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
Synonyms: ecstasy rapture raptus exaltation

: "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens

Related terms: emotional_state exhilarate
9. [ verb ] send from one person or place to another
Synonyms: transfer transmit channelize channelise channel

"transmit a message"

Related terms: move bring send release project turn translate propagate transportation transmission transportation channel conveyance duct channel transfer channelization transferer sender
10. [ noun ] a mechanism that transport magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder
Synonyms: tape_transport tape_drive
Related terms: mechanism tape_recorder tape_deck
Similar spelling:   transporter