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taxi

[ tak-see ]
/ 藞t忙k si /
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noun, plural tax路is or tax路ies.
verb (used without object), tax路ied, tax路i路ing or tax路y路ing.
to ride or travel in a taxicab.
(of an airplane) to move over the surface of the ground or water under its own power.
verb (used with object), tax路ied, tax路i路ing or tax路y路ing.
to cause (an airplane) to taxi.
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Origin of taxi

1905鈥10, Americanism; short for taxicab

OTHER WORDS FROM taxi

un路tax路ied, adjective

Other definitions for taxi (2 of 2)

taxi-

variant of taxo-: taxidermy.
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British Dictionary definitions for taxi

taxi
/ (藞t忙ks瑟) /

noun plural taxis or taxies
Also called: cab, taxicab a car, usually fitted with a taximeter, that may be hired, along with its driver, to carry passengers to any specified destination
verb taxies, taxiing, taxying or taxied
to cause (an aircraft) to move along the ground under its own power, esp before takeoff and after landing, or (of an aircraft) to move along the ground in this way
(intr) to travel in a taxi

Word Origin for taxi

C20: shortened from taximeter cab
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