Definition of “taxi” - English Dictionary

“taxi” in British English

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taxinoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtæk.si/ us /ˈtæk.si/ also taxicab, also cab

A1 a car with a driver who you pay to take you somewhere:

I took a taxi from the station to the hotel.
a taxi driver

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taxiverb [ I ]

uk /ˈtæk.si/ us /ˈtæk.si/ present participle taxiing, past tense and past participle taxied

(Definition of “taxi” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“taxi” in American English

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taxinoun [ C ]

us /ˈtæk·si/ also taxicab, /ˈtæk·siˌkæb/ , cab

taxi noun [ C ] (VEHICLE)

a car with a driver whom you pay to take you where you want to go:

The buses weren’t running, so we took a taxi.

taxiverb [ I ]

us /ˈtæk·si/ present tense taxis, present participle taxiing, past tense and past participle taxied

taxi verb [ I ] (MOVE)

(of an aircraft) to move slowly on the ground:

After a half-hour delay, our plane taxied to the runway for takeoff.

(Definition of “taxi” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)