tele·​port | \ ˈte-lə-ˌpȯrt How to pronounce teleport (audio) \
teleported; teleporting; teleports

Definition of teleport

transitive verb

: to transfer by teleportation

Examples of teleport in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The purpose of the magical power is to collect the multiverse villains and teleport them to Strange’s prison. Chris Smith, BGR, 15 Nov. 2021 Cats participating in a recent study seemed surprised when audio recordings of their owners appeared to teleport from place to place. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 13 Nov. 2021 Pip was given the Space stone (which in the MCU movies is the one that was in the Tessaract) and gained the power to teleport anywhere in the universe. Los Angeles Times, 5 Nov. 2021 In order to teleport somewhere as described in this chapter, there needs to be a machine on the other side to receive your signal and reconstruct you. Jorge Cham Daniel Whiteson, Wired, 3 Nov. 2021 Or is Ultron simply using the Infinity Stones to teleport himself across space like Thanos did? Chris Smith, BGR, 25 Sep. 2021 This is a game that’s missing some extremely fundamental mechanics, like non-scripted car chase AI, which is why cops just teleport and shoot you rather than giving chase like in any GTA game since the year 2000. Paul Tassi, Forbes, 21 Mar. 2021 Using a new mechanic called the rift tether, Ratchet is able to grab hold of dimensional rifts, open them up, and jump through them to teleport. Elise Favis, Washington Post, 31 Aug. 2020 That causes Garrett to switch sides and teleport the team out of the Lighthouse before the bombs destroy it. Christian Holub,, 13 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of teleport

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for teleport

back-formation from teleportation

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The first known use of teleport was in 1931

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21 Nov 2021

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“Teleport.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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