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[kahr-pool] /ˈkɑrˌpul/
noun, Also, car pool
Also, carpooling, car pooling. an arrangement among a group of automobile owners by which each owner in turn drives the others or their children to and from a designated place.
those included in such an arrangement.
verb (used without object)
Also, car-pool. to form or participate in a carpool.
Origin of carpool
1940-45; car1 + pool2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Human fathers might pride themselves on being dedicated breadwinners, diligent carpool drivers or convenient camping buddies.
  • However, practically, this is still kind of silly because of the carpool lane thing.
  • If sharing one car all the time is not realistic for your family, try to carpool as often as possible.
  • Whenever possible, take public transportation to work or school, or organize a carpool.
  • carpool or use public transportation whenever you can.
  • Remove any extra weight from your car, unless it's a coworker or friend you can carpool with.
  • carpool parents often don't put kids in booster seats.
  • There are no less than nine cupholders in the cabin, allowing two big cups of coffee for almost everyone in your carpool.
  • The next two top choices were saving time in carpool lanes and reducing commute stress.
British Dictionary definitions for carpool


verb, noun
another term for carshare
Derived Forms
carpooling, noun
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