Transportation etymology


English word transportation comes from English transport, English -ation

Etymology of transportation

Detailed word origin of transportation

Dictionary entry Language Definition
transport English (en) (Canada) A tractor-trailer.. (historical) A deported convict.. A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.. A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.). An act of transporting; conveyance.. The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.. The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular [...]
-ation English (en) A state or quality. An action or process. The result of an action or process.
transportation English (en) (US) A means of conveyance.. (US) A ticket or fare.. (historical) Deportation to a penal colony.. The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc.

Words with the same origin as transportation

Descendants of -ation

manipulation realization