Transport Trans*port", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transporting}.] [F. transporter, L. transportare; trans across + portare to carry. See {Port} bearing, demeanor.] 1. To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey; as, to transport goods; to transport troops. --Hakluyt. [1913 Webster]

2. To carry, or cause to be carried, into banishment, as a criminal; to banish. [1913 Webster]

3. To carry away with vehement emotion, as joy, sorrow, complacency, anger, etc.; to ravish with pleasure or ecstasy; as, music transports the soul. [1913 Webster]

[They] laugh as if transported with some fit Of passion. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

We shall then be transported with a nobler . . . wonder. --South. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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