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    rail - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rail

    Definition
    (noun) a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    Synonyms : railing
    Definition
    (noun) short for railway
    Example Sentence
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety
    Definition
    (noun) a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
    Synonyms : rails , runway , track
    Definition
    (noun) a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal) Definition
    (noun) any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud Definition
    (verb) complain bitterly
    Synonyms : inveigh
    Definition
    (verb) enclose with rails
    Synonyms : rail in
    Example Sentence
    • rail in the old graves
    Definition
    (verb) provide with rails
    Example Sentence
    • The yard was railed
    Definition
    (verb) separate with a railing
    Synonyms : rail off
    Example Sentence
    • rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace
    Definition
    (verb) convey (goods etc.) by rails
    Example Sentence
    • fresh fruit are railed from Italy to Belgium
    Definition
    (verb) travel by rail or train
    Synonyms : train
    Example Sentence
    • They railed from Rome to Venice
    • She trained to Hamburg
    Definition
    (verb) lay with rails
    Example Sentence
    • hundreds of miles were railed out here
    Definition
    (verb) fish with a handline over the rails of a boat
    Example Sentence
    • They are railing for fresh fish
    Definition
    (verb) spread negative information about
    Synonyms : revile , vilify , vituperate
    Example Sentence
    • The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews
    Definition
    (verb) criticize severely
    Synonyms : fulminate
    Example Sentence
    • He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare
    • She railed against the bad social policies
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rail

rail sounds like rail or train so when you missed your rail, your father scolded you for not reaching on time....

++Mahima There is no day on which I didn't complain bitterly about railways. (everything is far below the mark).

" he railed against the mismanagement of the rail authority."

kisi ki RAIL nikalna - to scold sumbody

Rail(railway)...when we think about rail ways in India, we always complain in loud abusive language because of dirty r=things like SHIT falling on tracks, dirty toilets what else you want????

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