• (RP) enPR trănzpôrtʹ, IPA: /tɹænzˈpɔːt/, /tɹɑːnˈspɔːt/
  • (America) enPR: trănzpôrtʹ, IPA: /tɹænzˈpɔɹt/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /tɹænzˈpo(ː)ɹt/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /tɹænzˈpoət/
  • (RP) enPR trănzʹpôrt, IPA: /ˈtɹænz.pɔːt/, /ˈtɹɑːnspɔːt/
  • (America) enPR: trănzʹpôrt, IPA: /ˈtɹænz.pɔɹt/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /ˈtɹænz.po(ː)ɹt/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /ˈtɹænz.poət/

transport (transports, present participle transporting; past and past participle transported)

  1. To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.
    to transport goods; to transport troops
  2. (historical) To deport to a penal colony.
  3. (figuratively) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.
    Music transports the soul.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book 9”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708 ↗; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554 ↗:
      [They] laugh as if transported with some fit / Of passion.
    • We shall then be transported with a nobler […] wonder.
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  1. An act of transporting; conveyance.
  2. The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
    • 1919, Elisabeth P. Stork (translator), Heidi, Johanna Spyri, page 53 ↗:
      In her transport at finding such treasures, Heidi even forgot Peter and his goats.
  3. A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)
  4. (Canada) A tractor-trailer.
  5. The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.
  6. A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.
  7. (historical) A deported convict.
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  • Russian: тра́нспорт
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