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Overview of verb train

The verb train has 11 senses? (first 8 from tagged texts)
1. (14) train, develop, prepare, educate

(create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future")

2. (9) train, prepare

(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")

3. (5) discipline, train, check, condition

(develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?")

4. (5) prepare, groom, train

(educate for a future role or function; "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")

5. (1) educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise

(teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry")

6. (1) aim, take, train, take aim, direct

(point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "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")

7. (1) coach, train

(teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports; "He is training our Olympic team"; "She is coaching the crew")

8. (1) train

(exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition; "She is training for the Olympics")

9. train

(cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it; "train the vine")

10. train, rail

(travel by rail or train; "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg")

11. trail, train

(drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground; "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her")


Overview of adj trained

The adj trained has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (8) trained

(shaped or conditioned or disciplined by training; often used as a combining form; "a trained mind"; "trained pigeons"; "well-trained servants")

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