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1. transit

noun. ['ˈtrænzɪt'] a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod.

Synonyms

  • surveying instrument
  • tacheometer
  • tachymeter
  • alidad
  • theodolite
  • surveyor's instrument

Antonyms

  • noble
  • incidental
  • genuine
  • legitimate

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Rhymes with Transit

  • deposit
  • exit
  • perquisite
  • renuzit
  • revisit
  • sesit
  • visit

How do you pronounce transit?

Pronounce transit as ˈtrænzɪt.

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Sentences with transit


1. Noun, singular or mass
USPS may also contact you if it finds your package or has updates on its location in transit.

2. Verb, base form
A visa is a document many travelers must have to fly to or transit through a Canadian airport.

Quotes about transit


1. The human digestive tract is like the Amtrak line from Seattle to Los Angeles: transit time is about thirty hours, and the scenery on the last leg is pretty monotonous.
- Mary Roach, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

2. transit

noun. ['ˈtrænzɪt'] a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods.

Synonyms

  • airfield
  • infrastructure
  • telferage
  • installation
  • field
  • public transit
  • facility
  • terminus
  • highway system
  • base
  • terminal
  • depot
  • flying field
  • landing field
  • air transportation system
  • transportation system
  • telpherage
  • span
  • public transport
  • line
  • way
  • bridge
  • short line

Antonyms

  • superior
  • cathode
  • opening
  • nonfatal

3. transit

verb. ['ˈtrænzɪt'] make a passage or journey from one place to another.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • go through
  • pass over
  • pass through
  • pass across
  • move through
  • go across

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness
  • disjoin
  • keep down
  • dematerialize

4. transit

noun. ['ˈtrænzɪt'] a journey usually by ship.

Synonyms

  • journeying
  • lockage
  • passage

Antonyms

  • finish
  • unskillfulness
  • effortfulness
  • anode

5. transit

verb. ['ˈtrænzɪt'] revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction.

Synonyms

  • roll

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • uncover

6. transit

verb. ['ˈtrænzɪt'] cause or enable to pass through.

Synonyms

  • bring
  • pass through
  • convey
  • pass across
  • move through
  • take

Antonyms

  • call option
  • express
  • local
  • inactivity

7. transit

verb. ['ˈtrænzɪt'] pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place).

Synonyms

  • pass
  • go across

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion
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