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

3 senses of transit

Sense 1
theodolite, transit -- (a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod)
       => surveying instrument, surveyor's instrument -- (an instrument used by surveyors)

Sense 2
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 3
passage, transit -- (a journey usually by ship; "the outward passage took 10 days")
       => journey, journeying -- (the act of traveling from one place to another)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb transit

4 senses of transit

Sense 1
transit, pass through, move through, pass across, pass over -- (make a passage or journey from one place to another; "The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs;" "Some travelers pass through the desert")
       => pass, go through, go across -- (go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind")

Sense 2
transit -- (pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place); "The comet will transit on September 11")
       => pass, go through, go across -- (go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind")

Sense 3
transit -- (revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction)
       => roll, revolve -- (cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis; "She rolled the ball"; "They rolled their eyes at his words")

Sense 4
transit -- (cause or enable to pass through; "The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day")
       => bring, convey, take -- (take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point")

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