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Synonyms of 'carriage'

(noun) 
He followed in an open carriage drawn by six grey horses.
Synonyms
vehicle
a vehicle which was somewhere between a tractor and a truck
, , , ,
cab
We'd better take a cab to the station.
,
wagon
,
hackney
,
conveyance (old-fashioned)
He had never travelled in such a strange conveyance before.
(noun) 
Definition
one of the sections of a train for passengers
Our railway carriage was full of football fans.
Synonyms
,
car (US, Canadian)
Tour buses have replaced railway cars.
(noun) 
Definition
the charge made for conveying goods
It costs £10.86 for one litre, including carriage.
Synonyms
transportation
,
transport
Safety rules had been breached during transport of radioactive fuel.
,
delivery
the delivery of goods and resources
,
conveying
,
freight
France derives 16% of revenue from air freight.
,
conveyance
the conveyance of bicycles on local trains
,
carrying
(noun) 
Definition
the way a person holds and moves his or her head and body
Her legs were long and fine, her hips slender, her carriage graceful.
Synonyms
bearing
She later wrote warmly of his bearing and behaviour.
,
posture
She walked haltingly and her posture was stooped.
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gait
His gait was peculiarly awkward.
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deportment
Deportment and poise were considered important for young ladies.
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air
The meal gave the occasion an almost festive air.

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Additional synonyms

in the sense of air
Definition
a distinctive quality, appearance, or manner
The meal gave the occasion an almost festive air.
in the sense of cab
Definition
a taxi
We'd better take a cab to the station.
Synonyms
taxi,
minicab,
taxicab,
hackney,
hackney carriage
in the sense of car
Definition
a railway carriage
Tour buses have replaced railway cars.
Synonyms
(railway) carriage,
cable car,
dining car,
sleeping car,
buffet car,
van

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