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transportation

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trans=por=ta=tion

CIDE DICTIONARY

transportationn. [L. transportatio: cf. F. transportation.].
  •  The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance.  [1913 Webster]
    "To provide a vessel for their transportation."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Transport; ecstasy.  South.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

transportation, n.
1 the act of conveying or the process of being conveyed.
2 a a system of conveying. b esp. US the means of this.
3 hist. removal to a penal colony.

THESAURUS

transportation

air express, airfreight, airlift, asportation, banishment, bearing, blackballing, carriage, carry, carrying, cartage, conveyance, defrocking, degradation, demotion, depluming, deportation, deprivation, disbarment, disfellowship, displuming, drayage, exclusion, excommunication, exile, expatriation, expressage, extradition, ferriage, freight, freightage, fugitation, haulage, hauling, lighterage, lugging, moving, ostracism, ostracization, outlawing, outlawry, packing, portage, porterage, railway express, relegation, rustication, shipment, shipping, stripping, telpherage, toting, transit, transport, transporting, transshipment, truckage, unfrocking, waft, waftage, wagonage

ROGET THESAURUS

transportation

Conversion

N conversion, reduction, transmutation, resolution, assimilation, evolution, sea change, change of state, assumption, naturalization, transportation, development, developing, conversion of currency, exchange of currency, exchange rate, bureau de change, chemistry, alchemy, progress, growth, lapse, flux, passage, transit, transition, transmigration, shifting, phase, conjugation, convertibility, crucible, alembic, caldron, retort, convert, pervert, renegade, apostate, converted into, convertible, resolvable into, transitional, naturalized, gradually, &c (slowly) 275 in transitu.

Punishment

N punishment, punition, chastisement, chastening, correction, castigation, discipline, infliction, trial, judgment, penalty, retribution, thunderbolt, Nemesis, requital, penology, retributive justice, lash, scaffold, imprisonment, transportation, banishment, expulsion, exile, involuntary exile, ostracism, penal servitude, hard labor, galleys, beating, flagellation, fustigation, gantlet, strappado, estrapade, bastinado, argumentum baculinum, stick law, rap on the knuckles, box on the ear, blow, stripe, cuff, kick, buffet, pummel, slap, slap in the face, wipe, douse, coup de grace, torture, rack, picket, picketing, dragonnade, capital punishment, execution, lethal injection, the gas chamber, hanging, electrocution, rail-riding, scarpines, decapitation, decollation, garrotte, garrotto, crucifixion, impalement, firing squad, martyrdom, auto-da-fe, noyade, happy dispatch, hara-kiri, seppuku, drinking the hemlock, punishing, penal, punitory, punitive, inflictive, castigatory, punished, Int, a la lanterne!, culpan paena premit comes, eating the bitter bread of banishment, gravis ira regum est semper, sera tamen tacitis paena venit pedibus, suo sibi gladio hunc jugulo.

Transference

N transfer, transference, translocation, elocation, displacement, metastasis, metathesis, removal, remotion, amotion, relegation, deportation, asportation, extradition, conveyance, draft, carrying, carriage, convection, conduction, contagion, transfer, transit, transition, passage, ferry, gestation, portage, porterage, carting, cartage, shoveling, vection, vecture, vectitation, shipment, freight, wafture, transmission, transport, transportation, importation, exportation, transumption, transplantation, translation, shifting, dodging, dispersion, transposition, traction, drift, transferred, drifted, movable, portable, portative, mailable, contagious, from hand to hand, from pillar to post, on the way, by the way, on the road, on the wing, under way, in transit, on course, as one goes, in transitu, en route, chemin faisant, en passant, in mid progress, in mid course.


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