Cab - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kæb|  American pronunciation of the word cab
Brit.  |kæb|  British pronunciation of the word cab

noun

- a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
- small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood (syn: cabriolet)
- a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money (syn: hack, taxi, taxicab)

verb

- ride in a taxicab (syn: taxi)

Examples

New York's yellow cabs

I took a cab to the airport.

Ralph tried to hail a cab (=wave to get a cab to stop for you).

Word forms

noun
singular: cab
plural: cabs
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