truck

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. vehicle, rig; lorry, van, pickup, dump, panel, rack; six-, etc. wheeler, half-track; cart, wagon, dray; barrow, dolly; dealings, barter.
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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [An automotive vehicle for hauling]
Syn. carriage, van, lorry (British), car, autotruck, automobile truck, buggy*, semi*, eighteen-wheeler*, rig*, crate*, boat*; see also vehicle 1 , wagon .
Types of trucks include: delivery wagon, moving van, police van, patrol wagon, fire truck, fire engine, laundry truck, pickup truck, forklift, tractor, freight truck, logging truck, army truck, trailer, semitrailer, piggyback*, piggyback truck, piggyback trailer, truck trailer, truck and trailer, truck train, flatbed truck, tow truck, cement mixer, refrigerator truck, panel truck, snubnose truck, one-unit truck, freighter, garbage truck, dump truck, diesel-powered truck, chain-drive truck, amphibious truck, duck*, half-track, mechanized landing craft (LCM), landing craft for vehicles and personnel (LCVP), landing vehicle track (LVT), trac*, amtrac*, water buffalo*, alligator*.
2. [A small vehicle for moving heavy loads]
Syn. cart, handtruck, warehouse truck, platform truck, wagon, wheelbarrow, dumpcart, pushcart, dray, dolly, handbarrow.
3. [*Rubbish]
Syn. trivia, snippets, junk; see trash 3 .
4. [*Vegetables]
Syn. garden varieties, summer crops, crops, potatoes, onions, carrots, greens; see also crop , produce , vegetable .
v.
1. [To send by truck]
Syn. ship, haul, drive, transport, cart, carry, take a load, freight; see also send 1 .
2. [To traffic in]
Syn. peddle, deal in, handle; see exchange 1 , sell 1 .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
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n.
1. *big rig eighteen-wheeler, tractor-trailer, trailer truck, *semi, *flatface, flatbed, dump truck, *pickup, van, panel truck, lorry.
2. dealings relationship, association, business, transactions, commerce, barter, trading, buying and selling.
WORD FIND
cab with sleeping department: sleeper
driver and passenger portion: cab
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v.
haul, transport, carry, ship, transfer, convey, run.

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