What does cab mean?

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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

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

  4. Origin: [Heb. qab, fr. qbab to hollow.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cab

    kab, n. a public carriage of various sizes and shapes, with two or four wheels, drawn by one horse.—ns. Cab′by, a shortened form of Cab′man, one who drives a cab for hire; Cab′-stand, a place where cabs stand for hire; Cab′-tout, one whose business it is to call cabs.—Cabmen's shelter, a place of shelter for cabmen while waiting for hire. [Shortened from Cabriolet.]

  2. Cab

    kab, n. a Hebrew dry measure = nearly three pints. [Heb. kabkabab, to hollow.]

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Cab

    Short for “Cabriolet,” or little caperer, from cabriole, a goat’s leap. See “Capri.”

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for cab »

  1. BCA, B. C. A.

  2. bac, BAC

  3. CBA

  4. ABC

How to pronounce cab?

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How to say cab in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cab in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cab in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cab in a Sentence

  1. Theresa Spinner:

    I have a job interview tomorrow morning, and I already have reserved a cab.

  2. John Hiatt:

    The immediate fix might be to put a second person in the cab until they get this (PTC) implemented.

  3. John L. Jackley, New York Times, 10/29/90, p. A15.:

    Today, a successful Congressman has the fundraising ability of a hooker trying to raise cab fare home....

  4. Constanza Zerbi:

    I was horrified by this, putting my mother in a cab is no different from a hospital putting a minor child in a cab.

  5. Theresa Spinner:

    Safety first, but, I mean, it's a mess, i have a job interview tomorrow morning, and I already have reserved a cab.

Images & Illustrations of cab

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