HyperDic: road

English > 2 senses of the word road:
NOUNartifactroad, routean open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
actroada way or means to achieve something
road > pronunciation
Rhymesabode ... workload: 51 rhymes with owd...
English > road: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation.
Partsbend, curvecurved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
crown, crestThe center of a cambered road
intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefourA junction where one street or road crosses another
roadbedA bed supporting a road
shoulder, bermA narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road
traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundaboutA road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
turnaroundAn area sufficiently large for a vehicle to turn around
turnout, wideningA part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
Narroweraccess road, slip roadA short road giving access to an expressway
byway, bypath, byroadA side road little traveled (as in the countryside)
causewayA road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
clearwayA road on which you are not allowed to stop (unless you have a breakdown)
corduroyA road made of logs laid crosswise
detour, roundabout wayA roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)
drive, parkwayA wide scenic road planted with trees
driveway, drive, private roadA road leading up to a private house
highway, main roadA major road for any form of motor transport
line, railway line, rail lineThe road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
post roadA road over which mail / mail is carried
roadwayA road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel
shortcut, cutoff, crosscutA route shorter than the usual one
side roadA minor road branching off of a main road
skid roadA road made of logs on which freshly cut timber can be hauled
speedwayroad where high speed driving is allowed
thoroughfareA public road from one place to another
track, cart track, cartroadAny road or path affording passage especially a rough one
turnoffA side road where you can turn off
BroaderwayAny artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
Substancespavement, pavingThe paved surface of a thoroughfare
Spanishcalle, camino, carretera, ruta
Catalancamí, carretera, ruta
English > road: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA way or means to achieve something.
Example"the road to fame"
Narrowerroyal roadAn auspicious way or means to achieve something
Broadermeans, agency, wayHow a result is obtained or an end is achieved

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