taxi - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈtæksi/
singulartaxi
pluraltaxis
  1. a car whose driver is paid to take you to a particular place, especially a fairly short distance
    take a taxi:

    It’s too far to walk, so I’ll take a taxi.

    hail a taxi (=wave or shout at one to make it stop):

    I tried to hail a taxi but they all sped past.