TAXI

cab, hack, taxi, taxicab

(noun) a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money

taxi

(verb) travel slowly; “The plane taxied down the runway”

taxi, cab

(verb) ride in a taxicab

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

taxi (plural taxis or taxies)

A vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public, driven by a taxi driver.

(South Africa) A share taxi.

Synonyms

• (vehicle hired for single journeys): cab

• (vehicle hired for single journeys): taxicab (from taximeter cabriolet)

Verb

taxi (third-person singular simple present taxis or taxies, present participle taxying or taxiing, simple past and past participle taxied)

To move an aircraft on the ground under its own power.

To travel by taxicab.

Source: Wiktionary



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