Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun transportation

6 senses of transportation

Sense 1
transportation system, transportation, transit -- (a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods)
       => facility, installation -- (a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility")

Sense 2
transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance -- (the act of moving something from one location to another)
       => movement -- (the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel")

Sense 3
fare, transportation -- (the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance)
       => charge -- (the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge")

Sense 4
Department of Transportation, Transportation, DoT -- (the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966)
       => executive department -- (a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States)

Sense 5
transportation, shipping, transport -- (the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials)
       => commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business -- (the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business")

Sense 6
exile, deportation, expatriation, transportation -- (the act of expelling a person from their native land; "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life")
       => banishment, proscription -- (rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone)

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