transport-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: move, transfer or carry something or someone

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[instrument] TRANSPORT[concrete] NP2[object] (PP[location])

The troops were transported to Iraq by big military aircraft.
I wasn't strong enough to transport the canoe on my head over the rough terrain.
The freshly picked lettuce is then transported by truck to the city.
They discovered that he had been transporting plans for a terrorist attack on New York.

VerbNet: send-11.1
FrameNet: Bringing
PropBank: transport.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 4, 5

Sense Number 2: capture or divert one's attention

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1 TRANSPORT[abstract] NP2[patient] PP[location]
NOTE: a figurative sense of movement, rather than a physical one

The ballet Swan Lake transported us into a world of sorcerers and magic.
A day at the spa always transports Mary to a state of complete relaxation.
These old photos are transporting me back to my childhood.

VerbNet: amuse-31.1
PropBank: transport.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3