verb (used with object)
to transport (a body) by telekinesis.
Related formstel·e·por·ta·tion, tel·e·por·tage, noun
a regional telecommunications network that provides access to communications satellites and other long distance media; telecommunications hub.
Origin of teleport2
First recorded in 1980–85; tele-1
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Examples from the Web for teleport
Historical Examples of teleport
But how close to a teleport did the things he carried have to be?
Couldn't you just tell me where your superiors are and let me teleport there?
Just as you learned to teleport, you can learn to be a telepath.
I want to teleport them this way and that way, from all around me, whenever one comes close to me.
They're just finding out their powers—one is a telepath, another levitates, a third is a teleport.
British Dictionary definitions for teleport
Derived Formsteleportation, noun
(tr) (in science fiction) to transport (a person or object) across a distance instantaneously
Word Origin for teleport
C20: from tele- + port 5
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Word Origin and History for teleport
1940, in reference to religious miracles, from tele- + ending from transport. Related: Teleported; teleporter; teleporting.
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