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1. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time.

Synonyms

  • pedestrian traffic
  • commuter traffic
  • foot traffic
  • air traffic
  • vehicular traffic
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • vehicle traffic
  • collection

Antonyms

  • connectedness
  • buy
  • downtick
  • uptick

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

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How do you pronounce traffic?

Pronounce traffic as ˈtræfɪk.

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Example sentences of the word traffic


1. Noun, singular or mass
Check traffic coming up on your left behind you, and bear to the left side of your lane.

Quotes containing the word traffic


1. This isn't life in the fast lane, it's life in the oncoming traffic.
- Terry Pratchett

2. When anybody honks at me in traffic, I blush, wave, and shout, “Thanks for being a fan.” Being a celebrity is a 24/7 thing.
- Jarod Kintz, $3.33

3. Oh Jake,"Brett said, "We could have had such a damned good time together."Ahead was a mounted policeman in khaki directing traffic. He raised his baton. The car slowed suddenly, pressing Brett against me.Yes,"I said. "Isn't it pretty to think so?
- Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

2. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] buying and selling; especially illicit trade.

Synonyms

  • commercialism
  • slave traffic
  • mercantilism
  • simony
  • drug trafficking
  • drug traffic
  • narcotraffic
  • barratry
  • slave trade

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • noncommercial
  • payment
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

3. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with').

Synonyms

  • relation
  • interchange
  • dealings
  • reciprocation

Antonyms

  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution
  • decrease

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

4. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] the amount of activity over a communication system during a given period of time.

Synonyms

  • communicating

Antonyms

  • ancestor
  • descendant

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

5. traffic

verb. ['ˈtræfɪk'] trade or deal a commodity.

Synonyms

  • trade

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • export

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

6. traffic

verb. ['ˈtræfɪk'] deal illegally.

Synonyms

  • trade

Antonyms

  • sell

Etymology

  • trafic (French)
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