Passenger

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Passenger Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it

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Passenger Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A passenger is a term that is used for a person who travels in a vehicle, but not the driver or a person working in the vehicle.

There are two common ways in which the term is used:

In most places the company who owns the vehicles and the people who work on them have legal obligations to the passengers riding with them.



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Passenger Sample Sentences in News


  • O'Hare drops in world rankings for passenger traffic
    O'Hare International Airport retook the crown for the world's busiest airport last year, but dropped a couple of ranking spots for the number of passengers that fly in and out, according to new data from Airports Council International. Read more on this news related to 'Passenger'
  • Passenger bus hits landmine in east Ukraine, four dead
    Four people were killed and 20 injured when a passenger bus hit a landmine near a government-controlled town in eastern Ukraine, local officials said Thursday. The bus had taken a side road in order to avoid a government checkpoint near the town of Artemivsk, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of the separatist stronghold of Donetsk, late Wednesday, said Ilia Kiv Read more on this news related to 'Passenger'
  • Passenger ejected from garbage truck, dragged after crash
    The passenger of a garbage truck was critically injured Tuesday afternoon when he was ejected from the truck and dragged after a collision. State police said the garbage truck hit the back of a truck tractor as the garbage truck was merging onto southbound Interstate 81 at the ramp from Route 424 in Hazle Township, Luzerne County. The accident happened around 3:30 Read more on this news related to 'Passenger'

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