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

 

teleport

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈtelipɔːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtelipɔːrt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they teleport
BrE BrE//ˈtelipɔːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtelipɔːrt//
 
he / she / it teleports
BrE BrE//ˈtelipɔːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtelipɔːrts//
 
past simple teleported
BrE BrE//ˈtelipɔːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtelipɔːrtɪd//
 
past participle teleported
BrE BrE//ˈtelipɔːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtelipɔːrtɪd//
 
-ing form teleporting
BrE BrE//ˈtelipɔːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtelipɔːrtɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] teleport (somebody/something) (usually in science fiction ) to move somebody/something immediately from one place to another a distance away, using special equipment; to be moved in this way The search party was teleported down to the planet's surface. Word Origin 1950s: back-formation from teleportation (1930s), from tele- ‘at a distance’ + a shortened form of transportation.
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