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    train - Dictionary definition and meaning for word train

    Definition
    (noun) public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    Synonyms : railroad train
    Example Sentence
    • express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
    Definition
    (noun) a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    Synonyms : string
    Example Sentence
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought
    Definition
    (noun) a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
    Synonyms : caravan , wagon train
    Example Sentence
    • we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels
    • they joined the wagon train for safety
    Definition
    (noun) a series of consequences wrought by an event
    Example Sentence
    • it led to a train of disasters
    Definition
    (noun) piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor
    Example Sentence
    • the bride's train was carried by her two young nephews
    Definition
    (noun) wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed
    Synonyms : gear , gearing , geartrain , power train
    Example Sentence
    • the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain
    Definition
    (verb) create by training and teaching
    Synonyms : develop , educate , prepare
    Example Sentence
    • The old master is training world-class violinists
    • we develop the leaders for the future
    Definition
    (verb) undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
    Synonyms : prepare
    Example Sentence
    • She is training to be a teacher
    • He trained as a legal aid
    Definition
    (verb) develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
    Synonyms : check , condition , discipline
    Example Sentence
    • Parents must discipline their children
    • Is this dog trained?
    Definition
    (verb) educate for a future role or function
    Synonyms : groom , prepare
    Example Sentence
    • He is grooming his son to become his successor
    • The prince was prepared to become King one day
    • They trained him to be a warrior
    Definition
    (verb) teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    Example Sentence
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry
    Definition
    (verb) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
    Synonyms : aim , direct , take , take aim
    Example Sentence
    • Please don't aim at your little brother!
    • He trained his gun on the burglar
    • Don't train your camera on the women
    • Take a swipe at one's opponent
    Definition
    (verb) teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports
    Synonyms : coach
    Example Sentence
    • He is training our Olympic team
    • She is coaching the crew
    Definition
    (verb) exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition
    Example Sentence
    • She is training for the Olympics
    Definition
    (verb) cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it
    Example Sentence
    • train the vine
    Definition
    (verb) travel by rail or train
    Synonyms : rail
    Example Sentence
    • They railed from Rome to Venice
    • She trained to Hamburg
    Definition
    (verb) drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground
    Synonyms : trail
    Example Sentence
    • The toddler was trailing his pants
    • She trained her long scarf behind her
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for train

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