[ kahr-pool ]
/ ˈkɑrˌpul /

noun Also car pool.

Also car·pool·ing, 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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for carpool

/ (ˈkɑːˌpuːl) /

verb, noun

another term for carshare

Derived forms of carpool

carpooling, noun
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