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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

Full Definition of taxi

plural tax·is play \-sēz\ also tax·ies

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

Examples of taxi

  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

Rhymes with taxi


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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

Full Definition of taxi

tax·iedtaxi·ingtax·is or tax·ies

  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

  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




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