carpool

[ kahr-pool ]
/ ˈkɑrˌpul /

noun Also car pool .

Also carpooling, car pooling. an arrangement among a group of automobile owners by which each owner in turn drives the others or their children to and from a designated place.
those included in such an arrangement.

verb (used without object)

Also car-pool . to form or participate in a carpool.

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Origin of carpool

First recorded in 1940–45; car1 + pool2
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Example sentences from the Web for carpool

  • Most of those which had been rented for the day had been returned to the car-pool garages.

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British Dictionary definitions for carpool

carpool
/ (ˈkɑːˌpuːl) /

verb, noun

another term for carshare

Derived forms of carpool

carpooling, noun
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