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transport

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2 something used to carry goods or passengers
  • Rising gas prices will impel more people to use public transport.
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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

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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.
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2 to fill with great joy
  • Anne was absolutely transported when she heard that her brother was getting married.
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3 to fill with overwhelming emotion (as wonder or delight)
  • Ava was transported with wonder when she saw the Matterhorn for the first time.
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knock dead, knock one's socks off

4 to force to leave a country
  • The offending journalist was transported out of the country and ordered to never return.
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5 to support and take from one place to another
  • Will you transport this heavy casserole dish to the dining room for me?
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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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