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English definition of “cab”

cab

noun [C] uk   /kæb/ us  

cab noun [C] (PART OF VEHICLE)

the separate front part of a large vehicle, such as a truck, bus, or train, in which the driver sitsThe exterior of vehiclesTrucks, vans and caravans

cab noun [C] (VEHICLE)

B1 a taxi: It'll save time if we go by cab.
See also
Cars
in the past, a vehicle pulled by a horse, used as a taxiCarriages and carts
(Definition of cab from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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