taxi ( taxis plural & 3rd person present) ( taxiing present participle) ( taxied past tense & past participle )
1 n-count A taxi is a car driven by a person whose job is to take people where they want to go in return for money.
also by N
The taxi drew up in front of the Riviera Club..., He set off by taxi.
2 verb When an aircraft taxis along the ground, or when a pilot taxis a plane somewhere, it moves slowly along the ground. She gave permission to the plane to taxi into position and hold for takeoff... V prep/adv The pilot taxied the plane to the end of the runway. V n prep/adv, Also V, V n
taxi rank ( taxi ranks plural ) A taxi rank is a place where taxis wait for passengers, for example at an airport or outside a station.
in AM, use taxi stand
taxi stand ( taxi stands plural ) A taxi stand is the same as a taxi rank.
(mainly AM) n-count
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