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1. transportation

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

Synonyms

  • 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
  • transit

Antonyms

  • call option
  • express
  • local
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • transport (English)

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Rhymes with Transportation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

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A common misspelling of transportation is transporation

Sentences with transportation


1. Noun, singular or mass
A visually impaired person may need assistance in the form of transportation.

Quotes about transportation


1. I hope climate science becomes the big thing. And then what I want is electrical engineers to solve the world's energy problems, energy distribution problems. I want mechanical engineers to make better transportation systems. I want chemical engineers to develop better solar panels, and so on.
- Bill Nye

2. To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.
- Yann Martel, Life of Pi

3. Mattie sat at the table, obsessing, orbiting around herself. She was sick of her worried, hostile mind. It would have killed her long before, she felt, if it hadn't needed the transportation.
- Anne Lamott, Blue Shoe

2. transportation

noun. ['ˌtrænspɝˈteɪʃən'] the act of moving something from one location to another.

Synonyms

  • drive
  • airlift
  • carry
  • delivery
  • connection
  • movement
  • transfer
  • connexion
  • transferral
  • lift
  • bringing
  • transshipment
  • conveyance
  • teleportation
  • transport
  • resettlement
  • lighterage
  • pickup

Antonyms

  • noble
  • incidental
  • genuine
  • legitimate

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • transport (English)

3. transportation

noun. ['ˌtrænspɝˈteɪʃən'] the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance.

Synonyms

  • carfare
  • cab fare
  • charge
  • taxi fare
  • airfare
  • bus fare
  • train fare

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • uncover
  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • transport (English)

4. transportation

noun. ['ˌtrænspɝˈteɪʃən'] the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials.

Synonyms

  • express
  • expressage
  • freightage
  • business enterprise
  • ferry
  • commercialism
  • air transport
  • truckage
  • commercial enterprise
  • trucking
  • shipping
  • air transportation
  • freight
  • transport
  • navigation
  • mercantilism
  • hauling
  • business
  • ferrying

Antonyms

  • superior
  • cathode
  • opening
  • nonfatal

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • transport (English)

5. transportation

noun. ['ˌtrænspɝˈteɪʃən'] the act of expelling a person from their native land.

Synonyms

  • exile
  • banishment
  • expatriation
  • proscription

Antonyms

  • finish
  • unskillfulness
  • effortfulness
  • anode

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • transport (English)

6. Transportation

noun. the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966.

Synonyms

  • Federal Aviation Agency
  • TSA
  • FAA
  • executive department
  • US Coast Guard
  • United States Coast Guard
  • DoT
  • U. S. Coast Guard
  • Department of Transportation
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