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To get on and off of tranport - synonyms or related words

get on

to get into a bus, plane, or train

onto

preposition

into a bus, train, ship, or aircraft etc

transfer

verb

to move from one bus, vehicle, plane, or boat to another as part of a longer journey

embark

verb

to get on a ship in order to begin a journey, or to put someone or something on a ship

board

verb

if a plane or ship is boarding, passengers are being allowed to get on it

stow away

to hide in a vehicle, ship, or plane in order to travel without permission

catch

verb

to get on a train, bus, plane, or boat that is travelling somewhere

catch

verb

to arrive in time to get on a train, bus, plane, or boat that is travelling somewhere

change

verb

to leave one plane, train, bus etc to get on another

get off

to leave a bus, plane, or train

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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