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Taxis and travelling by taxi - synonyms or related words

black cab

noun

a type of taxi in the UK whose drivers are officially tested and organized so that they all provide the same quality of service

cab

noun

a taxi

cabbie

noun

informal

a taxi driver

cabstand

noun

American

a taxi rank

cycle rickshaw

noun

Indian English

a type of bicycle used as a taxi, with three wheels and a part at the back for carrying passengers

fare

noun

a passenger in a taxi

flagfall

noun

Australian

a fixed amount of money that you have to pay as soon as you begin a taxi journey, make a phone call, etc

hackney carriage

noun

British

very formal

a taxi

hackney carriage

noun

British

a carriage that was used as a taxi in the past, before there were cars

hail

verb

to make a signal to a taxi or bus so that it stops for you

hansom

noun

a covered vehicle with two wheels pulled by a horse, used in the past as a taxi

minicab

noun

British

a car that is used as a taxi. You must call for it by telephone and you cannot stop it in the street.

rank

noun

British

a place where taxis wait in a line for customers

taxi

noun

a car whose driver is paid to take you to a particular place, especially a fairly short distance

taxicab

noun

formal

a taxi

taxi rank

noun

British

a place where taxis wait for customers

taxi stand

noun

American

a taxi rank

order (someone) a taxi

to ask by telephone for a taxi to come for someone

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