Public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive:
— Express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction.
synonym: railroad train.
Dutch: karavaan, konvooi, trein
Polish: kolej, pociąg
A sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding:
— Train of mourners.
— A train of thought.
Dutch: karavaan, ris, rist, rits, serie, slier, sliert, trits
A procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file:
— They joined the wagon train for safety.
Dutch: caravan, karavaan
Polish: karawana, kawalkada
A series of consequences wrought by an event.
Piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor.
Wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed:
— The fool got his tie caught in the geartrain.
Dutch: derailleur, trein
Create by training and teaching:
— The old master is training world-class violinists.
Roget 613: be wont etc. adj.. fall into a rut, fall into a custom etc. (conform to) 82; tread the beaten track, follow the beaten track, tread the beaten path, follow the beaten; stare super antiquas vias [Lat.]; move in a rut, ... show more
Dutch: opleiden, scholen
Undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession:
— She is training to be a teacher.
— He trained as a legal aid.
Develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control:
— Is this dog trained?.
Dutch: discipline, disciplineren, oefenen, orde, trainen, tucht, zelfbeheersing
Teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment:
— Train your tastebuds.
Point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards:
— He trained his gun on the burglar.
— Don't train your camera on the women.
Dutch: aanleggen, mikken
Teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports:
— He is training our Olympic team.
Dutch: opleiden, scholen
Exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition.
Cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it.
Travel by rail or train:
— She trained to Hamburg.
Drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground:
— She trained her long scarf behind her.
Moby thesaurus: Amtrak, Indian file, KP, acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accustom, adapt, adjust, afterpart, afterpiece, aim, aim at, allure, alternation, apprentice, army, army group, array, articulation ... show more.
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