Transport vs Cart - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between transport and cart

is that transport is to change the location or place of while cart is to carry goods.

As nouns the difference between transport and cart

is that transport is an act of transporting; conveyance while cart is a small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers or cart can be (video games|informal) a cartridge for a video game system.

transport

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.
  • to transport''' goods; to '''transport troops
  • (historical) To deport to a penal colony.
  • (figuratively) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.
  • Music transports the soul.
  • * Milton
  • [They] laugh as if transported with some fit / Of passion.
  • * South
  • We shall then be transported with a nobler wonder.

    Synonyms

    * (carry or bear from one place to another) convey, ferry, move, relocate, shift, ship * banish, deport, exile, expatriate, extradite * (move someone to strong emotion) carry away, enrapture

    Noun

    (wikipedia transport)
  • An act of transporting; conveyance.
  • The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
  • A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)
  • (Canada) A tractor-trailer.
  • The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.
  • A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.
  • (historical) A deported convict.
  • Synonyms

    * (act of transporting) conveyance, ferrying, moving, relocation, shifting, shipping * (state of being transported by emotion) rapture * * * (system of transporting people) See public transport * (device that moves recording tape across the heads of a recorder) * deportee, exile, expatriate

    Derived terms

    * means of transport English heteronyms ----

    cart

    English

    (wikipedia cart)

    Etymology 1

    Probably from Old English .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=We made an odd party before the arrival of the Ten, particularly when the Celebrity dropped in for lunch or dinner. He could not be induced to remain permanently at Mohair because Miss Trevor was at Asquith, but he appropriated a Hempstead cart from the Mohair stables and made the trip sometimes twice in a day.}}
  • A small motor vehicle resembling a car; a go-cart.
  • Derived terms
    * cartwheel * dogcart * go-cart * golf cart * luggage cart * oxcart * pushcart * put the cart before the horse * shopping cart

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To carry goods.
  • I've been carting these things around all day .
  • To carry or convey in a cart.
  • (obsolete) To expose in a cart by way of punishment.
  • * Prior
  • She chuckled when a bawd was carted .

    References

    Etymology 2

    Shortened from (cartridge).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (video games, informal) A cartridge for a video game system.
  • My ''Final Fantasy'' cart on the NES is still alive and kicking.

    Anagrams

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