American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A taxicab.
- v. To be transported by taxi.
- v. To move slowly on the ground or on the surface of the water before takeoff or after landing: an airplane taxiing down the runway.
- v. To transport by or as if by taxi: taxied the children to dance class; taxi documents to a law office.
- v. To cause (an aircraft) to taxi.
- n. A vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public, driven by a taxi driver.
- n. South Africa A share taxi.
- v. To move an aircraft around an airport under its own power.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. same as taxicab.
- n. any vehicle that carries passengers for a fare, as a water
- v. ride in a taxicab
- n. a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
- v. travel slowly
- Shortened from taxicab, a portmanteau of taximeter and cabriolet. (Wiktionary)
- Short for taximeter or taxicab. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Also taking a taxi is an option is you are gettingback late but they tend to be more expensive.”
“Maybe the taxi is a good idea, even though I will probably get stopped.”
“Know you need to use what they call taxi cab to get yourself to where you need to go.”
“To get to our Saturday lunchtime sessions, we have to rush back from judo and shove down a sandwich while I call a taxi and pray it will come at a reasonable time.”
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“The scene where the borrowed car has locked bumpers with the taxi is hilarious – the taxi driver, played by J.B. Smoove reminded me a lot of the Chris Tucker character in The Fifth Element.”
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“Alternatively, you could take any bus to Nogales, Sonora, catch a taxi from the bus station to the border, walk across, and then catch one of the frequent shuttle vans running from Nogales, Arizona, to Phoenix.”
“I call a taxi and at the restaurant, she floats from the car, rushing ahead while I fumble in my purse for my taxi vouchers.”
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