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Definition of taxi verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

taxi

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈtæksi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæksi//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they taxi
BrE BrE//ˈtæksi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæksi//
 
he / she / it taxies
BrE BrE//ˈtæksiz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæksiz//
 
past simple taxied
BrE BrE//ˈtæksid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæksid//
 
past participle taxied
BrE BrE//ˈtæksid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæksid//
 
-ing form taxiing
BrE BrE//ˈtæksiɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæksiɪŋ//
 
Plane travel
 
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(taxiing, taxied, taxied) [intransitive] (of a plane) to move slowly along the ground before taking off or after landing See related entries: Plane travel Word Origin early 20th cent.: abbreviation of taxi-cab or taximeter cab, from French taximètre, from taxe ‘tariff’, from the verb taxer ‘to tax’ + -mètre ‘(instrument) measuring’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: taxi