synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of transportation in English

English Online Dictionary. What means transportation‎? What does transportation mean?

From transport +‎ -ation.

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /tɹænspɔːˈteɪʃən/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /tɹænspɚˈteɪʃən/
  • Hyphenation: trans‧por‧ta‧tion
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

transportation (usually uncountable, plural transportations)

  1. 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. (historical) Deportation to a penal colony.
    Mulligan's sentence was commuted from death to transportation.
  3. (US) A means of conveyance.
    Nice transportation, dude, but your brake lights are busted.
  4. (US) A ticket or fare.

transportation f (plural transportations)

  1. transportation
  • “transportation”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

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