What is another word for taxicab?

Pronunciation: [tˈaksɪkˌab] (IPA)

Taxicab is a common term used to refer to a vehicle that is used to transport people from one place to another for a fee. However, there are several other synonyms that can be used to refer to this type of vehicle, such as cab, taxi, hack, coach, auto, car, and carriage. Each term may be used in different parts of the world and can have different nuances in their usage. For example, in the UK, a taxi is generally called a black cab or hackney carriage, while in the US, a taxi may be referred to as a yellow cab or simply a cab. Regardless of the term used, the purpose of a taxicab remains the same - to transport people quickly and efficiently from one location to another.

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      cab, taxi.
  • Independent

    • Noun, singular or mass
      taxis.
  • Other Related

    • Noun, singular or mass
      cabbie.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Taxicab

Katharine laughed and walked on so quickly that both Rodney and the taxicab had to increase their pace to keep up with her.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf
Rodney looked back over his shoulder and perceived that they were being followed at a short distance by a taxicab, which evidently awaited his summons.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf
I was too late for the dinner, but I got myself a taxicab, and drove to my room and changed my clothes, and hurried in my own car to the dance.
"They Call Me Carpenter"
Upton Sinclair

Famous quotes with Taxicab

  • Well, they had a lot of the things they found in his possession. They had the map, you know, that marked the route of the parade. They had statements from the bus driver and the taxicab driver that hauled him somewhere.
    Henry Wade
  • No less a philosopher than Chief Justice Burger was outraged by Ellsberg's publication of classified documents. They belonged to the Government, Burger reasoned, and Ellsberg had no more right to give them to the people than he would have to filch another man's property off a taxicab seat. The Government, of course, commonly leaks classified documents when it deems publication convenient to manipulate public opinion to its advantage. Only the Government, it seems, has a legal right to manipulate opinion with hot documents.
    Russell Baker

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