Meaning of TAXI in English
(VEHICLE), taxicab, [informal] cab [noun] [C] - a car with a driver whom you pay to take you somewhereI took (= was driven in) a taxi from the station to the hotel.Tell me when you're ready and I'll call (= telephone for) a taxi.The hotel doorman hailed a taxi (= waved to a taxi to make it stop).Her husband is a taxi-driver.It's just a short taxi ride from the station to Mira's house.There's a taxi rank outside the station.I'll go by taxi.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012