from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To send or transport (a commodity, for example) abroad, especially for trade or sale.
- transitive v. To cause the spread of (an idea, for example) in another part of the world; transmit.
- transitive v. Computer Science To send (data) from one program to another: "You'll need to export your spreadsheet file into a desktop publishing program” ( Jon Pepper).
- transitive v. Computer Science To use an application to store (data) on disk, usually for use by another program.
- intransitive v. To send or transport abroad merchandise, especially for sale or trade.
- n. Exportation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of or relating to exportation or exports
- n. something that is exported
- n. the act of exporting
- v. to carry away
- v. to sell (goods) to a foreign country
- v. to cause to spread in another part of the world
- v. : to send (data) from one program to another
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To carry away; to remove.
- transitive v. To carry or send abroad, or out of a country, especially to foreign countries, as merchandise or commodities in the way of commerce; -- the opposite of import
- n. The act of exporting; exportation.
- n. That which is exported; a commodity conveyed from one country or State to another in the way of traffic; -- used chiefly in the plural, exports.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To take or carry away.
- Specifically To send to a distant point, as commodities; send for sale or exchange to other countries or places.
- n. The act of exporting; exportation: as, to prohibit the export of grain.
- n. That which is exported; a commodity carried from one place or country to another for sale: generally in the plural.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
- v. sell or transfer abroad
- v. transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs
- v. cause to spread in another part of the world
Middle English exsport, from Latin exportāre : ex-, ex- + portāre, to carry; see per-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin exportare. (Wiktionary)