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Definitions of train:

  • noun:   public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    Example: "Express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
  • noun:   piece 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"
  • noun:   a series of consequences wrought by an event
    Example: "It led to a train of disasters"
  • noun:   a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
    Example: "They joined the wagon train for safety"
  • noun:   a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    Example: "Train of mourners"
  • noun:   wheelwork 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"
  • verb:   train to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it
    Example: "Train the vine"
  • verb:   undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
    Example: "She is training to be a teacher"
  • verb:   create by training and teaching
    Example: "The old master is training world-class violinists"
  • verb:   exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition
    Example: "She is training for the Olympics"
  • verb:   travel by rail or train
    Example: "She trained to Hamburg"
  • verb:   train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
    Example: "Is this dog trained?"
  • verb:   teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports
    Example: "He is training our Olympic team"
  • verb:   drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground
    Example: "She trained her long scarf behind her"
  • verb:   prepare (someone) for a future role or function
    Example: "They trained him to be a warrior"
  • verb:   train to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    Example: "Train your tastebuds"
  • verb:   aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment
    Example: "He trained his gun on the burglar"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #53766)


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