Meaning of TAXI in English

TAXI

■ noun ( plural ~s ) a motor vehicle licensed to transport passengers in return for payment of a fare.

■ verb ( ~es , ~ing or taxying , ~ed )

1》 (with reference to an aircraft) move slowly along the ground before take-off or after landing.

2》 travel in a ~.

Origin

early 20th cent.: abbrev. of ~cab or ~meter cab .

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