HyperDic: train

English > 17 senses of the word train:
VERBcognitiontrain, develop, prepare, educatecreate by training and teaching
cognitiontrain, prepareundergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
socialtrain, discipline, check, conditiondevelop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice
socialtrain, prepare, groomeducate for a future role or function
socialtrain, educate, school, cultivate, civilize, civiliseteach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
competitiontrain, aim, take, take aim, directpoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
communicationtrain, coachteach and supervise (someone)
bodytrainexercise in order to prepare for an event or competition
socialtraincause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it
motiontrain, railtravel by rail or train
contacttrain, traildrag loosely along a surface
NOUNartifacttrain, railroad trainpublic transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
grouptrain, stringa sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
grouptrain, caravan, wagon traina procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
eventtraina series of consequences wrought by an event
artifacttrainpiece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor
artifacttrain, gearing, gear, geartrain, power trainwheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed
train > pronunciation
Soundstrey'n
Rhymesabstain ... windowpane: 127 rhymes with eyn...
English > train: 17 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningpublic transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive.
Example"express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
Synonymrailroad train
Category ofpassenger, riderA traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
roll-on roll-offA method of transport (as a ferry or train or plane) that vehicles roll onto at the beginning and roll off of at the destination
standeesomeone who stands in a place where one might otherwise sit (as a spectator who uses standing room in a theater or a passenger on a crowded bus or train)
Memberscar, railcar, railway car, railroad carA wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway locomotiveA wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
Narrowerboat trainA train taking passengers to or from a port
car trainA train that transports / transports passengers and their automobiles
freight train, rattlerA railroad train consisting of freight cars
hospital trainA military train built to transport / transport wounded troops to a hospital
mail trainA train that carries mail / mail
passenger trainA train that carries passengers
streamlinerA streamlined train
subway trainA train that runs in a subway system
Broaderpublic transportconveyance for passengers or mail / mail or freight
Spanishferrocarril, locomotora, trenes, tren
Catalanferrocarril, locomotora, tren
Verbstraintravel by rail or train
English > train: 17 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding.
Examples
  • "train of mourners"
  • "a train of thought"
Synonymstring
BroaderseriesSimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
Spanishserie
Catalansèrie
English > train: 17 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file.
Example "they joined the wagon train for safety"
Synonymscaravan, wagon train
Memberscovered wagon, Conestoga wagon, Conestoga, prairie wagon, prairie schoonerA large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top
BroaderprocessionThe group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
Spanishcaravana
Catalancaravana
English > train: 17 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningA series of consequences wrought by an event.
Example"it led to a train of disasters"
Broaderconsequence, aftermathThe outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
English > train: 17 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningpiece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor.
Example"the bride's train was carried by her two young nephews"
Part ofgownA woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
Broaderpiece of cloth, piece of materialA separate part consisting of fabric
Verbstraindrag loosely along a surface
English > train: 17 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningwheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed.
Example"the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
Synonymsgearing, gear, geartrain, power train
Part ofenginemotor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
Narrowerepicyclic train, epicyclic gear trainA system of epicyclic gears in which at least one wheel axis itself revolves about another fixed axis
reduction geargearing that reduces an input speed to a slower output speed
Broaderwheelworkmechanical device including an arrangement of wheel in a machine (especially a train of gears)
Spanishcambio, engranaje, marcha, tren
Catalandentatge, engranatge, tren
English > train: 17 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningcreate by training and teaching.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The old master is training world-class violinists"
Synonymsdevelop, prepare, educate
Narrowerdrilltrain in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
housebreak, house-traintrain (a pet) to live cleanly in a house
retrainteach new skills
toilet-traintrain (a small child) to use the toilet
Broaderteach, learn, instructImpart skills or knowledge to
Similar tobuild up, developchange the use of and make available or usable
prepare, groom, trainEducate for a future role or function
train, prepareUndergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
Spanishadiestrar, amaestrar, capacitar, educar, entrenar, formar, industriar, preparar
Catalancapacitar, educar, ensinistrar, entrenar, formar, instruir
Nounstraineesomeone who is being trained
trainerone who trains other persons or animals
trainingactivity leading to skilled behavior
English > train: 17 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningUndergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession.
PatternSomebody ----s to somebody
Examples
  • "She is training to be a teacher"
  • "He trained as a legal aid"
Synonymprepare
NarrowerapprenticeBe or work as an apprentice
drillUndergo military training or do military exercises
retraintrain again
Broaderlearn, study, read, takeBe a student of a certain subject
Similar toprepare, groom, trainEducate for a future role or function
train, develop, prepare, educatecreate by training and teaching
Spanishentrenarse, prepararse
Catalanentrenar-se, preparar-se
Nounstraineesomeone who is being trained
English > train: 17 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningDevelop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "Is this dog trained?"
Synonymsdiscipline, check, condition
NarrowermortifyPractice self-denial of one's body and appetites
Broaderdevelop, make growCause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
Similar toprepare, groom, trainEducate for a future role or function
Spanishentrenar
Catalandisciplinar
Nounstraineesomeone who is being trained
English > train: 17 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningEducate for a future role or function.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "They trained him to be a warrior"
Synonymsprepare, groom
Narrowerqualify, disposemake fit or prepared
BroadereducateGive an education to
Similar todiscipline, train, check, conditionDevelop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice
train, prepareUndergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
train, develop, prepare, educatecreate by training and teaching
Spanishcapacitar, educar, entrenar, preparar
Catalancapacitar, educar, entrenar, preparar
Nounstraineesomeone who is being trained
trainerone who trains other persons or animals
trainingactivity leading to skilled behavior
English > train: 17 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningTeach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "Train your tastebuds"
Synonymseducate, school, cultivate, civilize, civilise
Narrowersophisticatemake less natural or innocent
Broaderpolish, refine, fine-tune, downimprove or perfect by pruning or polishing
Spanishcivilizar, cultivar, educar
Catalancivilitzar, educar
English > train: 17 senses > verb 6, competition
MeaningPoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "He trained his gun on the burglar"
  • "Don't train your camera on the women"
Synonymsaim, take, take aim, direct
Entailed byhithit the intended target or goal
overshootShoot beyond or over (a target)
Narrowercharge, level, pointdirect into a position for use
draw a bead onaim with a gun
holdaim, point, or direct
levelaim at
sighttake aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)
swinghit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement
target, aim, place, direct, pointIntend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal
turndirect at someone
BroaderpositionCause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
Spanishapuntar, aspirar, capacitar, dirigir, educar, entrenar
Catalanapuntar, aspirar, capacitar, educar, entrenar
English > train: 17 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningteach and supervise (someone) ; act as a trainer or coach (to) , as in sports.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example"He is training our Olympic team"
Synonymcoach
Broaderteach, learn, instructImpart skills or knowledge to
Similar totrainExercise in order to prepare for an event or competition
Spanishentrenar, preparar
Catalanentrenar
Nounstrainerone who trains other persons or animals
trainingactivity leading to skilled behavior
English > train: 17 senses > verb 8, body
MeaningExercise in order to prepare for an event or competition.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"She is training for the Olympics"
Broaderexercise, work outDo physical exercise
Similar tocoach, trainteach and supervise (someone)
Spanishentrenar
Catalanentrenar
Nounstrainingactivity leading to skilled behavior
English > train: 17 senses > verb 9, social
MeaningCause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"train the vine"
Narrowertrellistrain on a trellis, as of a vine
Broadercontrol, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderatelessen the intensity of
English > train: 17 senses > verb 10, motion
Meaningtravel by rail or train.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "She trained to Hamburg"
Synonymrail
BroaderrideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Spanishandar en ferrocarril, andar en tren, ir en tren
Catalananar en tren
Nounstrainpublic transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
English > train: 17 senses > verb 11, contact
Meaningdrag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "She trained her long scarf behind her"
Synonymtrail
BroaderdragPull, as against a resistance
Similar totrailhang down so as to drag along the ground
Spanisharrastrar, seguir
Nounstrainpiece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor

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