I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French transporter, from Latin transportare, from trans- + portare to carry — more at fare Date: 14th century 1. to transfer or convey from one place to another <
transporting ions across a living membrane
2. to carry away with strong and often intensely pleasant emotion 3. to send to a penal colony overseas Synonyms: see banishtransportability nountransportable adjective II. noun Date: 1611 1. an act or process of transporting ; transportation 2. strong or intensely pleasurable emotion <
transports of joy
3. a. a ship for carrying soldiers or military equipment b. a vehicle (as a truck or airplane) used to transport persons or goods c. transportation 3 4. a transported convict Synonyms: see ecstasy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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