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transport

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of transport

  1. 1 a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion was in transports of joy after winning the championship Synonyms of transport cloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, heaven, high, intoxication, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, seventh heaven, swoon, ecstasyWords Related to transport exaltation; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, delight, enchantment, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, pleasure; reverie, trance; inspiration; fervor, frenzy, madness, passion; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartednessNear Antonyms of transport misery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopesAntonyms of transport depression

  2. 2 something used to carry goods or passengers rising gas prices will impel more people to use public transport Synonyms of transport conveyance, transportation, vehicleWords Related to transport carrier, hauler, mover; transit

Synonym Discussion of transport

ecstasy, rapture, transport mean intense exaltation of mind and feelings. ecstasy and rapture both suggest a state of trance or near immobility produced by an overpowering emotion. ecstasy may apply to any strong emotion (such as joy, fear, rage, adoration).
    • religious ecstasy
rapture usually implies intense bliss or beatitude.
    • in speechless rapture
transport applies to any powerful emotion that lifts one out of oneself and usually provokes vehement expression or frenzied action.
    • in a transport of rage

transport

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of transport

  1. 1 to cause to go or be taken from one place to another I'll have to transport the car to our new home overseas by public carrier Synonyms of transport consign, dispatch, pack (off), ship, shoot, transfer, transmit, sendWords Related to transport convey, deliver, hand over, pass, render; advance, drop, launch; address, forward; export, import; bestow, contribute, donate, give, present; resend, returnNear Antonyms of transport acquire, draw, earn, gain, garner, get, obtain, procure, secureAntonyms of transport accept, receive

  2. 2 to fill with great joy was absolutely transported when she heard that her brother was getting married Synonyms of transport elevate, enrapture, exhilarate, intoxicate, elateWords Related to transport commove, excite, inspire, stimulate, uplift; content, delight, gladden, gratify, please, rejoice, satisfy, warmNear Antonyms of transport demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit; distress, oppress, saddenAntonyms of transport depress

  3. 3 to fill with overwhelming emotion (as wonder or delight) was transported with wonder when she saw the Matterhorn for the first time Synonyms of transport carry away, enrapture, enthrall (or enthral), rap, rapture, ravish, entranceWords Related to transport delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, fascinate; elate, excite, exhilarate, stir

  4. 4 to force to leave a country the offending journalist was transported out of the country and ordered to never return Synonyms of transport deport, displace, exile, expatriate, relegate, banishWords Related to transport cast out, dismiss, eject, eliminate, evict, exclude, expel, expulse, kick out, oust, run out, throw out; excommunicate, ostracize, reject, repudiate, spurn; dispossessNear Antonyms of transport naturalize, repatriate; accept, admit, receive, take in; entertain, harbor, house, shelter

  5. 5 to support and take from one place to another will you transport this heavy casserole dish to the dining room for me? Synonyms of transport bear, cart, convey, ferry, haul, lug, pack, tote, carryWords Related to transport deliver, hand over, transfer; forward, send, ship, transmit; bring, fetch, take; move, remove, shift

Synonym Discussion of transport

banish, exile, deport, transport mean to remove by authority from a state or country. banish implies compulsory removal from a country not necessarily one's own.
    • banished for seditious activities
exile may imply compulsory removal or an enforced or voluntary absence from one's own country.
    • a writer who exiled himself for political reasons
deport implies sending out of the country an alien who has illegally entered or whose presence is judged inimical to the public welfare.
    • illegal aliens will be deported
transport implies sending a convicted criminal to an overseas penal colony.
    • a convict who was transported to Australia


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