What does passenger mean?

Definitions for passenger
ˈpæs ən dʒərpas·sen·ger

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. passenger, rider(noun)

    a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it

Wiktionary

  1. passenger(Noun)

    One who rides or travels in a train, motor vehicle, boat, ship, ferry, hovercraft, aircraft, etc., but who does not operate it and is not a member of the crew.

  2. passenger(Noun)

    A young hunting bird that can fly and is taken while it is still in its first year.

  3. passenger(Verb)

    To ride as a passenger in a vehicle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Passenger(noun)

    a passer or passer-by; a wayfarer

    Etymology: [OE. & F. passager. See Passage, and cf. Messenger.]

  2. Passenger(noun)

    a traveler by some established conveyance, as a coach, steamboat, railroad train, etc

    Etymology: [OE. & F. passager. See Passage, and cf. Messenger.]

Freebase

  1. Passenger

    A passenger is a person who travels in a vehicle but bears little or no responsibility for the tasks required for that vehicle to arrive at its destination or otherwise operate the vehicle. Passengers are people who ride on buses, passenger trains, airliners, ships, ferryboats, and other methods of transportation. Crew members, as well as the driver or pilot of the vehicle, are usually not considered to be passengers. For example, a flight attendant on an airline would not be considered a "passenger" while on duty, but an employee riding in a company car being driven by another person would be considered a passenger, even if the car was being driven on company business.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Passenger

    pas′en-jėr, n. one who passes: one who travels in some public conveyance.—Passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon, a native of North America, having a small head and short bill, a very long, wedge-shaped tail, and long and pointed wings; Passenger train, a railway-train for the conveyance of passengers. [O. Fr. passagier (Fr. passager), with inserted n, as in messenger, nightingale.]

CrunchBase

  1. Passenger

    Passenger communities enable the world’s leading brands to connect, create and communicate with key stakeholders online, on mobile and on social networks. Passenger’s technology, combined with expert community management and member engagement services, allows your brand to leverage your community to inform research, product development, and marketing decisions at social speed. In addition, all of the data collected from across the social brand intelligence platform is warehoused in a single database with robust analytic capabilities, providing a holistic view of your social brand community and actionable, member-driven insights. For more information, visit www.thinkpassenger.com. Think Passenger, Inc. was founded in 2005 with locations in Los Angeles and New York City.

Editors Contribution

  1. passenger

    A person who uses a form of transport.

    The passenger numbers were excellent for a regional airport.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'passenger' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4538

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'passenger' in Nouns Frequency: #1005

How to pronounce passenger?

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How to say passenger in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of passenger in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of passenger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of passenger in a Sentence

  1. Auckland Airport:

    We have continued to see growth right across our business, which has been underpinned by new routes, new airlines and increasing passenger numbers.

  2. Hagar Chemali:

    I can confirm that OFAC has issued certain specific licenses for passenger ferry service, but we cannot provide additional details as to whom or how many.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Intelligence is the airport; will power is the airplane; man is the passenger and happiness is the destination!

  4. Anthony Sadler:

    The three of us beat up the guy, i begin to tie him up with help from Chris (Norman), another passenger.

  5. Rachel Rattner:

    She made me get out of the driver's seat and sit in the passenger seat, because she didn't want me to one day sit in the driver's seat and go into a trance.

Images & Illustrations of passenger

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