taxi, n. & v.
--n. (pl. taxis)
1 (in full taxi-cab) a motor car licensed to ply for hire and usu. fitted with a taximeter.
2 a boat etc. similarly used.
--v. (taxis, taxied, taxiing or taxying)
1 a intr. (of an aircraft or pilot) move along the ground under the machine's own power before take-off or after landing. b tr. cause (an aircraft) to taxi.
2 intr. & tr. go or convey in a taxi.
taxi dancer a dancing partner available for hire. taxi-driver a driver of a taxi. taxi rank (US stand) a place where taxis wait to be hired.
abbr. of taximeter cab
autobus, become airborne, bicycle, bike, bus, cab, catch a train, chartered bus, chauffeur, clear, cycle, diligence, double-decker, drive, entrain, fly aloft, go by rail, hack, hackney, hired car, jitney, joyride, jump off, leave the ground, mail coach, make a train, motor, motor coach, motorbus, motorcycle, omnibus, pedal, post coach, ride, rotate, stage, stagecoach, take a joyride, take off, taxicab, wheel