tele·​port | \ ˈte-lə-ˌpȯrt \
teleported; teleporting; teleports

Definition of teleport

transitive verb

: to transfer by teleportation

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Now, if only there was a way to teleport between all of these stores to taste-test every single holiday drink before the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Starbucks Is Selling a Snowy Cheese Latte in China," 17 Nov. 2018 Weak and outnumbered, what the Slark should have done was to hide in the trees, out of sight of the humans, and possibly teleport away without drawing their attention or wait for the rest of their team to come and help. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Elon Musk’s Dota 2 bots spank top-tier humans, and they know how to trash talk," 6 Aug. 2018 Dagger generates knives of pure light that can cut through steel, while Cloak commands an inky black cloud somehow connected to an ability to teleport. Mike Hale, New York Times, "Review: Marvel Moves to New Orleans for ‘Cloak & Dagger’," 6 June 2018 Only hours of footage and the invitation to teleport somewhere else. Arielle Pardes, WIRED, "In the Age of Despair, Find Comfort on the ‘Slow Web’," 8 July 2018 Junior uses his amazing Jedi powers to teleport himself and Luke to SNOKE’s throne room. Scott Meslow, GQ, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," 22 June 2018 At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, guests really felt like they were teleported to the silver screens of yesteryear. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "6 Incredible Disney Wedding Venues Mickey and Minnie Could Only Dream Of," 14 June 2018 Infinity War reveals that the Red Skull was teleported to Vormir, where the Soul Stone is kept. Eliana Dockterman, Time, "An Old Marvel Villain Makes a Surprising Cameo in Avengers: Infinity War," 27 Apr. 2018 At the inauguration last year, the First Lady teleported herself back in time to the late 1950s by wearing a Tiffany blue high-neck jacket and dress with matching opera gloves; no hand holding attempts can be made gracefully with those suckers on. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "5 Times Melania Trump’s Uniform Said “Don’t Touch Me”," 24 Apr. 2018

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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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