Definitions for cabkæb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cabkæb(n.; v.)cabbed, cab•bing.

  1. (n.)a taxicab.

  2. a horse-drawn vehicle for hire.

    Category: Transportation

  3. the covered part of a locomotive, truck, etc., where the operator sits.

    Category: Transportation

  4. (v.i.)to ride in a cab.

Origin of cab:

1640–50; short for cabriolet


  1. an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about 2 quarts (1.9 liters).

    Category: Weights and Measures

Origin of cab:

1525–35; < Heb qabh


or C.A.B.

  1. Civil Aeronautics Board.

    Category: Government

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cab(noun)

    a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits

  2. cab, cabriolet(noun)

    small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood

  3. cab, hack, taxi, taxicab(verb)

    a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money

  4. taxi, cab(verb)

    ride in a taxicab

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. cab(noun)æb

    a taxi

    We got a cab to the train station.

  2. cabæb

    a part of truck, train, or bus where the driver sits

    ***He climbed down out of the cab.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cab(noun)

    a kind of close carriage with two or four wheels, usually a public vehicle

  2. Cab(noun)

    the covered part of a locomotive, in which the engineer has his station

  3. Cab(noun)

    a Hebrew dry measure, containing a little over two (2.37) pints


  1. CAB

    CAB is a jazz fusion supergroup founded by bassist Bunny Brunel. Since their formation in 2000, they have released four studio albums and two live albums. Their second album, CAB 2, received a nomination for Best Contemporary Jazz Album at the 2002 Grammy Awards.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cab' in Nouns Frequency: #2106

Anagrams of cab

  1. BCA, B. C. A.

  2. bac, BAC

  3. CBA

  4. ABC

Translations for cab

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(especially American) a taxi

Could you call a cab for me?

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