What does transportation mean?

Definitions for transportation
ˌtræns pərˈteɪ ʃəntrans·porta·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word transportation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. transportation system, transportation, transit(noun)

    a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods

  2. transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance(noun)

    the act of moving something from one location to another

  3. fare, transportation(noun)

    the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance

  4. Department of Transportation, Transportation, DoT(noun)

    the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966

  5. transportation, shipping, transport(noun)

    the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials

  6. exile, deportation, expatriation, transportation(noun)

    the act of expelling a person from their native land

    "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"

Wiktionary

  1. transportation(Noun)

    The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc.

    We have to get people out of their cars and encourage them to use alternative forms of transportation.

  2. transportation(Noun)

    Deportation to a penal colony.

    Mulligan's sentence was commuted from death to transportation.

  3. transportation(Noun)

    A means of conveyance.

    Nice transportation, dude, but your brake lights are busted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transportation(noun)

    the act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance

  2. Transportation(noun)

    transport; ecstasy

Freebase

  1. Transportation

    Companies in this industry provide transportation of goods and people over rail, water, air, and road.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Transportation

    The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. transportation

    The act of transporting, carrying, or conveying from one place to another; as, the transportation of troops, munitions of war, etc.

Editors Contribution

  1. transportation

    A structure or system to provide a form of transport.

    Transportation systems around the world function easily and effeciently.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  
  2. transportation

    The act and process of to transport.

    The transportation system works efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

How to pronounce transportation?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transportation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transportation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of transportation in a Sentence

  1. The TSA:

    All passengers, including those with TSA pre-check on boarding passes, are subject to a robust security approach that employs multiple layers of security, both seen and unseen. Together, these layers provide enhanced security and a stronger, more protected transportation system for the traveling public.

  2. Aparna Roy:

    We lost huge amounts of our agriculture land, which is lain barren, useless. We lost a lot of our hospital buildings which stopped functioning during the pandemic because of the damage done from flooding after the cyclone struck. Roads, connectivity, transportation, everything was damaged.

  3. Amir Somoggi:

    We were hood-winked, they said the World Cup would help Brazil take a huge leap forwards in terms of public transportation but all they did was the stadiums. The economy is no longer in a great shape so there is no guarantee that they will be finished.

  4. Beverly Scott:

    No question, much more remains to be done to achieve the modern, and first-class public transportation system that all want and deserve.

  5. Gbenga Forotimi:

    Five hours on the road, the cost of coming to work is too high, the cost of transportation is too high.

Images & Illustrations of transportation

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