Definition of "traffic" []

  • The passage of people or vehicles along routes of transportation. (noun)
  • Vehicles or pedestrians in transit: heavy traffic on the turnpike; stopped oncoming traffic to let the children cross. (noun)
  • The commercial exchange of goods; trade. (noun)
  • Illegal or improper commercial activity: drug traffic on city streets. (noun)
  • The business of moving passengers and cargo through a transportation system. See Synonyms at business. (noun)
  • The vehicles coming and going in a street, town, etc (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.

  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The movement of vehicles, people, etc, in a particular place or for a particular purpose (noun)
  • The business of commercial transportation by land, sea, or air (noun)
  • The freight, passengers, etc, transported (noun)
  • Dealings or business (noun)
  • Trade, esp of an illicit or improper kind (noun)
  • The aggregate volume of messages transmitted through a communications system in a given period (noun)
  • The number of customers patronizing a commercial establishment in a given time period (noun)
  • To carry on trade or business, esp of an illicit kind (verb)
  • To have dealings (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "traffic" in a sentence
  • "Great blog, I also have a casino related site, If you want or need more exposure get casino related traffic by the thousands at **casino traffic** Works for me!"
  • "An informal example is, “Depending on the traffic, it takes me between twenty minutes and an hour to drive to work”; here, “traffic” is the parameter that determines the time it takes to get to work."
  • "Carrying a note book with me all the time and thinking of ideas whilst waiting in traffic is also working really well for me."