- emotionally moved; ecstatic: transported by the music
- taken or carried from one place to another.
Origin of transported
- to carry, move, or convey from one place to another.
- to carry away by strong emotion; enrapture.
- to send into banishment, especially to a penal colony.
- the act of transporting or conveying; conveyance.
- a means of transporting or conveying, as a truck or bus.
- a ship or plane employed for transporting soldiers, military stores, etc.
- an airplane carrying freight or passengers as part of a transportation system.
- a system of public travel.
- transportation(def 6).
- strong emotion; ecstatic joy, bliss, etc.
- a convict sent into banishment, especially to a penal colony: The country had been colonized largely by transports.
- Recording. Also called tape transport. a mechanism that moves magnetic tape past the head in a tape deck or tape recorder.
Origin of transport
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Examples from the Web for transported
Cosby then allegedly ordered a pre-paid yellow cab that transported Allison home.
He then allegedly picked her up and transported her to another room.
The user is then transported into a 360-degree virtual world.Welcome to Oculus XXX: In-Your-Face 3D is the Future of Porn
October 18, 2014
The man with the skinny tie tells me that the comic book is transported in a manila envelope.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con
October 14, 2014
Like at Bull Run, when I am in the presence of those old family letters, I am transported.How Gettysburg Did Not Unlock the Past
September 21, 2014
He had been caught up and transported from the theatre to the very streets of Verona.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
The meat was wrapped in packages, so that it might all be transported to the cabin.With Trapper Jim in the North Woods
Lawrence J. Leslie
If Hetty could have been transported to the spot, how would her heart have ached!Hetty's Strange History
My opinion then, is, that he wants to be transported, if he is to turn up such a heathen as that!The Channings
Mrs. Henry Wood
That silent creature, Madame Maze, was so transported that she spoke the first.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
- to carry or cause to go from one place to another, esp over some distance
- to deport or exile to a penal colony
- (usually passive) to have a strong emotional effect on
- the business or system of transporting goods or people
- (as modifier)a modernized transport system
- British freight vehicles generally
- a vehicle used to transport goods or people, esp lorries or ships used to convey troops
- (as modifier)a transport plane
- the act of transporting or the state of being transported
- ecstasy, rapture, or any powerful emotion
- a convict sentenced to be transported
Word Origin and History for transported
late 14c., from Old French transporter "carry or convey across" (14c.), from Latin transportare, from trans- "across" (see trans-) + portare "to carry" (see port (n.1)). Sense of "carry away with strong feelings" is first recorded c.1500. Meaning "to carry away into banishment" is recorded from 1660s. The noun is attested from mid-15c., originally "mental exaltation;" sense of "means of transportation" is recorded from 1690s.
- The movement or transference of biochemical substances that occurs in biological systems.