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Synonyms for transit
ˈtræn sɪt, -zɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. theodolite, transit(noun)

    a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod

    Synonyms:
    passage, transportation system, theodolite, transportation

  2. transportation system, transportation, transit(noun)

    a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods

    Synonyms:
    shipping, deportation, transfer, conveyance, transportation, expatriation, theodolite, transportation system, exile, transferral, fare, transport, passage

  3. passage, transit(verb)

    a journey usually by ship

    "the outward passage took 10 days"

    Synonyms:
    passing, handing over, transportation, transition, theodolite, transportation system, passageway, enactment, musical passage, passage

  4. transit, pass through, move through, pass across, pass over(verb)

    make a passage or journey from one place to another

    "The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs;" "Some travelers pass through the desert"

    Synonyms:
    skip over, cut through, infiltrate, cover, wipe, cut across, overfly, pass across, pass through, pass over, cross, track, skip, move through, get across, get over, traverse, jump

  5. transit(verb)

    pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place)

    "The comet will transit on September 11"

    Synonyms:
    pass through, move through, pass over, pass across

  6. transit(verb)

    revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction

    Synonyms:
    pass through, move through, pass over, pass across

  7. transit(verb)

    cause or enable to pass through

    "The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day"

    Synonyms:
    pass through, move through, pass over, pass across

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. transit

    A journey (French journée, from Latin diurnus, daily) was primarily a day's work; hence, a movement from place to place within one day, which we now describe as "a day's journey;" in its extended modern use a journey is a direct going from a starting-point to a destination, ordinarily over a considerable distance; we speak of a day's journey, or the journey of life. Travel is a passing from place to place, not necessarily in a direct line or with fixed destination; a journey through Europe would be a passage to some destination beyond or at the farther boundary; travel in Europe may be in no direct course, but may include many journeys in different directions. A voyage, which was formerly a journey of any kind, is now a going to a considerable distance by water, especially by sea; as, a voyage to India. A trip is a short and direct journey. A tour is a journey that returns to the starting-point, generally over a considerable distance; as, a bridal tour, or business tour. An excursion is a brief tour or journey, taken for pleasure, often by many persons at once; as, an excursion to Chautauqua. Passage is a general word for a journey by any conveyance, especially by water; as, a rough passage across the Atlantic; transit, literally the act of passing over or through, is used specifically of the conveyance of passengers or merchandise; rapid transit is demanded for suburban residents or perishable goods. Pilgrimage, once always of a sacred character, retains in derived uses something of that sense; as, a pilgrimage to Stratford-on-Avon.

    Synonyms:
    excursion, expedition, journey, pilgrimage, tour, travel, trip, voyage

    Preposition:
    A journey from Naples to Rome; through Mexico; across the continent; over the sea; a journey into Asia; among savages; by land, by rail, for health, on foot, on the cars, etc.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. transit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    conveyance

  2. transit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    passage (as of a heavenly body across the meridian)

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How to use transit in a sentence?

  1. Public Safety commissioner:

    That’s why we built 285, y’ all, it’s the bypass. This morning, Atlanta’s MARTA transit system increased rail services to accommodate the expected increase in travelers. By mid-day MARTA CEO Keith Parker was reporting a 25 percent surge in ridership. With highway capacity already at a premium, the I-85 closure comes at a time of peak demand. This weekend, spring break gets underway for many area school students. And Friday evening, the Atlanta Braves will inaugurate their new stadium with a preseason game. During construction of the new stadium, critics questioned the impact the facility would have on traffic at its location near the junction of I-285 and I-75 in suburban Cobb County. Now that I-75 is the only northbound interstate out of downtown Atlanta, traffic plans will be put to the test. Despite the inconvenience, some residents and officials are putting Thursday’s disaster in perspective.

  2. Michelle Karam:

    It's quite the drive and public transit is not an option, so travelers should make sure to rent a car or have a local driver, the beach itself is a great spot for surfing. Across the road I'd recommend grabbing some 'bake and shark,' a popular local dish, along with the local brew, Carib.

  3. New Jersey:

    Anyone who works in the city understands the gridlock that characterizes downtown and midtown Manhattan during business hours. It's why they chose mass transit to begin with.

  4. Peter Altmaier:

    We could set up the transit zones in a way that makes them effective without conveying detention.

  5. Chief Executive Alexei Miller:

    When the contract is coming to an end, we ... will hold talks on a transit deal with our Ukrainian colleagues, i can tell you that we have a direct order from the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.


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