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taxi

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noun \ˈtak-sē\

Simple Definition of taxi

  • : a car that carries passengers to a place for an amount of money that is based on the distance traveled

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of taxi

plural

taxis

play \-sēz\ also

taxies

  1. :  taxicab; also :  a similarly operated boat or aircraft

Examples of taxi in a sentence

  1. We caught a taxi to the restaurant.

  2. We went to the restaurant by taxi.



Circa 1907

First Known Use of taxi

circa 1907


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taxi

verb

Simple Definition of taxi

  • of an airplane : to move on wheels along the ground

  • : to direct an airplane as it moves on wheels along the ground

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of taxi

taxied

taxiing

taxis

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taxies

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1a of an aircraft :  to go at low speed along the surface of the ground or waterb :  to operate an aircraft on the ground under its own power

  3. 2 :  to ride in a taxicab <taxied to the train station>

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to transport by or as if by taxi

  6. 2 :  to cause (an aircraft) to taxi

Examples of taxi in a sentence

  1. The plane taxied slowly to the runway.

  2. The pilot taxied out to the runway.

  3. The pilot taxied the plane out to the runway.



1911

First Known Use of taxi

1911

Rhymes with taxi



TAXI Defined for Kids

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taxi

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noun \ˈtak-sē\

Definition of taxi for Students

plural

taxis

\-sēz\
  1. :  taxicab




2

taxi

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verb

Definition of taxi for Students

taxied

taxiing

  1. 1 :  to run an airplane slowly along the ground under its own power

  2. 2 :  to go by taxicab





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