Definition of 'cab'

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Synonyms of "cab"
French Translation of "cab"
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Example sentences containing 'cab'

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All HGVs will be given a rating out of five for the visibility offered to drivers from their cabs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In London a cab ride of that length would set you back about 20 on the streets. The Sun (2016)The case of taxi cabs combines both. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why do you think cab drivers offer you a handful of blank receipts? Times, Sunday Times (2009)He is one of the next cabs off the rank. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And they get cheap nannies and au pairs and taxi cabs. The Sun (2015)The cab driver came in for a juice too. James Fergusson KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)Witnesses told how they saw the cab of the truck tilt forward which sent the net tumbling down. The Sun (2011)Usually it's a relief to get home after a long cab ride. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They sneak forward to climb up the small gap between the lorry 's cab and trailer. The Sun (2015)The previous occupant of the house was an Indian cab rank firm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Try getting it on a taxi cab in London. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The cab driver isn't sure where exactly we are going. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He is the appointed one, the next cab off the rank. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I liked the door in my face and paying for our cab ride to his basement flat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)How he'd had a laugh and a joke with colleagues before he took the controls in the cab of his train. The Sun (2015)While the driver continued along in his own little world of the truck cab, people along the road saw what was happening. Christianity Today (2000)A camera in the train cab filmed the crash, above. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Just 170, including a cab ride home. The Sun (2009)What may seem perfectly good driving conditions seen from the lofty cab of a lorry can appear very different to a car driver, enveloped in spray. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

Synonyms of 'cab'

taxi, minicab, taxicab, hackney

Word Lists

carriage, vehicle

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In Common Usage. cab is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'cab'

British English: cab /kæb/ NOUN
A cab is a taxi.
They went home in a cab.
  • American English: cab
  • Arabic: سَيَّارَةٌ أُجْرَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: táxi
  • Chinese: 出租车
  • Croatian: taksi
  • Czech: taxík
  • Danish: taxi
  • Dutch: taxi
  • European Spanish: taxi
  • Finnish: taksi
  • French: taxi
  • German: Taxi
  • Greek: ταξί
  • Italian: taxi
  • Japanese: タクシー
  • Korean: 택시
  • Norwegian: drosje
  • Polish: taksówka
  • European Portuguese: táxi
  • Romanian: taxi
  • Russian: такси
  • Spanish: taxi
  • Swedish: taxi
  • Thai: รถรับจ้าง
  • Turkish: taksi
  • Ukrainian: таксі
  • Vietnamese: taxi


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