from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A taxicab.
- intransitive v. To be transported by taxi.
- intransitive v. To move slowly on the ground or on the surface of the water before takeoff or after landing: an airplane taxiing down the runway.
- transitive v. To transport by or as if by taxi: taxied the children to dance class; taxi documents to a law office.
- transitive v. To cause (an aircraft) to taxi.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public, driven by a taxi driver.
- n. A share taxi.
- v. To move an aircraft around an airport under its own power.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as taxicab.
- n. any vehicle that carries passengers for a fare, as a water taxi.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. ride in a taxicab
- n. a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
- v. travel slowly
Short for taximeter or taxicab.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Shortened from taxicab, a portmanteau of taximeter and cabriolet. (Wiktionary)