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Definition of "transportation" []

  • The act or an instance of transporting. (noun)
  • The state of being transported. (noun)
  • A means of conveyance. (noun)
  • The business of conveying passengers or goods. (noun)
  • A charge for public conveyance; fare. (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.

Use "transportation" in a sentence
  • "Investing in transportation is essential if the U.S. is to remain competitive in a global economy."
  • "The device, which is used to measure mileage in a car or other mode of transportation comes from the Greek words for “Measure Path”."
  • "In two generations the change in transportation is almost as great as in all the previous history of the world."