teleport

verb

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

transitive verb

: to transfer by teleportation

Examples of teleport in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Russo siblings are back to teleport everyone back to their childhood. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 15 May 2024 But teleporting quantum particles and information is a far cry from beaming people through space. Quanta Magazine, 14 Mar. 2024 The range weapon turns into a Chakram that activates gears and later turns into a target that Sargon can teleport to. Gieson Cacho, The Mercury News, 16 Jan. 2024 Rather than conjuring something from nothing, physicists managed to teleport energy over microscopic distances. Quanta Magazine, 21 Dec. 2023 See all Example Sentences for teleport 

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Word History

Etymology

back-formation from teleportation

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of teleport was in 1931

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Cite this Entry

“Teleport.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teleport. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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