teleport

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

Definition of teleport

Examples of teleport in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "‘Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart’ and the power of the PS5," 31 Aug. 2020 That causes Garrett to switch sides and teleport the team out of the Lighthouse before the bombs destroy it. Christian Holub, EW.com, "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series finale recap: One last job," 13 Aug. 2020 As the Earth exploded around them, the seven siblings blinked out of existence in the visual signature of Number Five's (Aidan Gallagher) ability to teleport himself and others through time and space. Christian Holub, EW.com, "The Umbrella Academy goes back to the 1960s in season 2 first look photos," 16 June 2020 The big news is that the PlayStation 5’s loading times apparently allow Ratchet and Clank to teleport from planet to planet near-instantaneously. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "Sony reveals the PlayStation 5 and trailers for Horizon, Gran Turismo, Spider-Man and more," 11 June 2020 Corporal Grady Flowers can teleport with Nightcrawler. oregonlive, "Matt Gallagher’s ‘Empire City’: Steve Duin review," 26 May 2020 In Picard, there’s a recurring threat that SWAT-looking assassins might teleport into a room to explode into fountains of blood acid. Darren Franich, EW.com, "Can Star Trek: Picard recover from its bafflingly bad premiere?," 23 Jan. 2020 Players can teleport short distances instead of walking, generally considered the safest movement option in terms of swirly stomachs. Julie Muncy, Wired, "Half-Life: Alyx Shows VR's Power, but Might Not Win Converts," 25 Mar. 2020 Rather than standing their ground, many infected players panicked, teleporting out of the dungeon before dying or killing Hakkar, and taking the disease with them. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "What a WoW virtual outbreak taught us about how humans behave in epidemics," 16 Mar. 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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Last Updated

9 Sep 2020

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“Teleport.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teleport. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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