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Definition of "taxi" []

  • A taxicab. (noun)
  • To be transported by taxi. (verb-intransitive)
  • To move slowly on the ground or on the surface of the water before takeoff or after landing: an airplane taxiing down the runway. (verb-intransitive)
  • To transport by or as if by taxi: taxied the children to dance class; taxi documents to a law office. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause (an aircraft) to taxi. (verb-transitive)
  • A car, usually fitted with a taximeter, that may be hired, along with its driver, to carry passengers to any specified destination (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To cause (an aircraft) to move along the ground under its own power, esp before takeoff and after landing, or (of an aircraft) to move along the ground in this way (verb)
  • To travel in a taxi (verb)

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Use "taxi" in a sentence
  • "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."