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See also Taxi, and táxi

English

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Etymology

Shortened from taxicab, a portmanteau of taximeter and cabriolet.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
taxi

Plural
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  1. A vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public and driven by a taxi driver.

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Verb

Infinitive
to taxi

Third person singular
taxis

Simple past
taxied

Past participle
-

Present participle
taxiing or taxying

to taxi (third-person singular simple present taxis, present participle taxiing or taxying, simple past and past participle taxied)
  1. To move an aircraft around an airport under its own power.

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Translations


Norwegian

Alternative spellings

Noun

taxi

  1. taxi (only cars)

Synonyms

  • drosje (also horse wagons, etc)

Inflection



Romanian

Etymology

Short form of taximetru

Noun

taxi (plural: taximetre)

  1. taxi

Spanish

Noun

taxi m. (plural taxis)

Singular
taxi m.

Plural
taxis m.

  1. taxi

Swedish

Noun

taxi

  1. taxi

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