exaltation vs transport what difference

what is difference between exaltation and transport

English

Etymology

From Middle English exaltacioun, exaltatioun, from Old French exaltacion and Latin exaltātiō (exaltation, elevation), from exaltō (raise, elevate, exalt), from ex (from, out of) + altus (high).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛɡ.zɔl.ˈteɪ.ʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

exaltation (countable and uncountable, plural exaltations)

  1. The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of being exalted; elevation.
  2. The refinement or subtilization of a body, or the increasing of its virtue or principal property.
  3. (astrology) That placement of a planet in the zodiac in which it is deemed to exert its strongest influence.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 483:
      He often stood there in a muse until dusk fell, and then darkness, while once in a while the moon, ‘in her exaltation’ as the astrologers say, rose to remind him that such worldly musings meant nothing to the hostile universe without.
  4. (rare) The collective noun for larks.
    • 1989, Ronald K. Siegel, Intoxication: The Universal Drive for Mind-Altering Substances, Park Street Press (2009), →ISBN, page 192:
      In a sense, the editorial cartoons were correct when they suggested that an exaltation of larks can fly under the influence into an aspect of vulturous behavior.
    • 2005, Lucille Bellucci, Journey from Shanghai, iUniverse (2005), →ISBN, page 83:
      “I’d like to think of my father being lifted to God in an exaltation of larks.”
    • 2005, Linda Bird Francke, On the Road with Francis of Assisi: A Timeless Journey Through Umbria and Tuscany, and Beyond, Random House (2006), →ISBN, page 232:
      It is said that an exaltation of larks, which had assembled on the roof of Francis’s hut, suddenly—and inexplicably—took to the air just after sunset, wheeling and singing.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:exaltation.
  5. (medicine, archaic) An abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or importance, observed as a symptom in various forms of insanity.

Translations


French

Etymology

From Latin exaltātiō.

Pronunciation

Noun

exaltation f (plural exaltations)

  1. exaltation

Related terms

  • exalter

Further reading

  • “exaltation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Etymology

From Middle English transporten, a borrowing from Old French transporter (carry or convey across), from Latin trānsportō, from trans (across) + porto (to carry).

Pronunciation

Verb
  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: trănzpôrtʹ, tränzpôrtʹ, IPA(key): /tɹænzˈpɔːt/, /tɹɑːnˈspɔːt/
  • (General American) enPR: trănzpôrtʹ, IPA(key): /tɹænzˈpɔɹt/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /tɹænzˈpo(ː)ɹt/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /tɹænzˈpoət/
  • Hyphenation: trans‧port
Noun
  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: trănzʹpôrt, tränzʹpôrt, IPA(key): /ˈtɹænz.pɔːt/, /ˈtɹɑːnspɔːt/
  • (General American) enPR: trănzʹpôrt, IPA(key): /ˈtɹænz.pɔɹt/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /ˈtɹænz.po(ː)ɹt/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /ˈtɹænz.poət/
  • Hyphenation: trans‧port

Verb

transport (third-person singular simple present transports, present participle transporting, simple past and past participle transported)

  1. To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.
  2. (historical) To deport to a penal colony.
  3. (figuratively) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.
    • We shall then be transported with a nobler [] wonder.

Synonyms

  • (carry or bear from one place to another): convey, ferry, move, relocate, shift, ship
  • (historical: deport to a penal colony): banish, deport, exile, expatriate, extradite
  • (move someone to strong emotion): carry away, enrapture

Translations

Noun

transport (countable and uncountable, plural transports)

  1. An act of transporting; conveyance.
  2. The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
    • 1919, Elisabeth P. Stork (translator), Heidi, Johanna Spyri, page 53:
      In her transport at finding such treasures, Heidi even forgot Peter and his goats.
  3. A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)
  4. (Canada) A tractor-trailer.
  5. The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.
  6. A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.
  7. (historical) A deported convict.

Synonyms

  • (act of transporting): conveyance, ferrying, moving, relocation, shifting, shipping
  • (state of being transported by emotion): rapture
  • ((military) vehicle used to transport troops):
  • (vehicle used to transport passengers, mail or freight):
  • (system of transporting people): See public transport
  • (device that moves recording tape across the heads of a recorder):
  • (historical: deported convict): deportee, exile, expatriate

Translations

Derived terms

  • means of transport
  • public transport
  • transport interchange

Related terms

  • antitransport
  • transportability
  • transportable
  • transportage
  • transportation
  • transporter
  • transportive

Catalan

Etymology

From transportar (to transport).

Noun

transport m (plural transports)

  1. transport

Further reading

  • “transport” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “transport” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “transport” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “transport” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch transport, from Middle French transport, from Old French transport, from transporter (carry or convey across), from Latin transporto, from trans (across) + porto (to carry).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /trɑnˈspɔrt/, /trɑnsˈpɔrt/
  • Hyphenation: trans‧port
  • Rhymes: -ɔrt

Noun

transport n (plural transporten, diminutive transportje n)

  1. transport

Synonyms

  • vervoer

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: transport
  • Indonesian: transpor

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʁɑ̃s.pɔʁ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔʁ
  • Homophone: transports

Noun

transport m (plural transports)

  1. transport

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “transport” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Medieval Latin transportus, from Latin transportare

Noun

transport m (definite singular transporten, indefinite plural transporter, definite plural transportene)

  1. transport, transportation

Derived terms

References

  • “transport” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Medieval Latin transportus, from Latin transportare

Noun

transport m (definite singular transporten, indefinite plural transportar, definite plural transportane)

  1. transport, transportation

Derived terms

References

  • “transport” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Etymology

From Latin trānsportō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtran.spɔrt/

Noun

transport m inan

  1. transport (act of transporting)
    Synonym: przewóz
  2. transport (vehicle used to transport passengers, mail or freight)
  3. transport (system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region)
  4. load, cargo
    Synonyms: fracht, ładunek

Declension

Derived terms

  • (verbs) transportować, przetransportować, przetransportowywać, przytransportować, wytransportować
  • (nouns) transportowiec, transportówka
  • (adjective) transportowy

Related terms

  • (nouns) transporter, transporterka, transportacja
  • (adjective) transporterowy

Further reading

  • transport in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • transport in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology

From French transport.

Noun

transport n (plural transporturi)

  1. transport

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Noun

trànsport m (Cyrillic spelling тра̀нспорт)

  1. transport, conveyance
  2. transport (vehicle)

Declension


Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

transport c

  1. a transport, something to be moved
  2. a transport, a preliminary sum to be carried to the next page
  3. a transport, promotion to a new job or task

Declension

Related terms

  • transportera

See also

  • befordran
  • export
  • import
  • kommunikation
  • minnessiffra
  • spedition
  • trafik
  • åkeri

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