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1. railroad

noun. ['ˈreɪlˌroʊd'] line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight.

Synonyms

  • rail
  • elevated
  • overhead railway
  • elevated railroad
  • railway
  • railway system
  • tube
  • rack railway
  • funicular railway
  • railroad line
  • cog railway
  • el
  • elevated railway
  • underground
  • scenic railway
  • subway system
  • monorail
  • funicular
  • metro
  • railway line
  • cable railway
  • line

Antonyms

  • anode
  • overt
  • overhead
  • surface

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Words that Rhyme with Railroad

  • crossroad
  • eckenrode
  • inroad
  • rexroad
  • unitrode

Example sentences of the word railroad


1. Noun, singular or mass
Hammer four railroad spikes into the base in a square to form the body of the lamp.

Quotes containing the word railroad


1. A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
- Theodore Roosevelt

2. Of course, in our train of thought, we would all like to think we're on the right track, or at least the same railroad company as the right track.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

2. railroad

verb. ['ˈreɪlˌroʊd'] compel by coercion, threats, or crude means.

Synonyms

  • coerce
  • sandbag
  • squeeze
  • dragoon
  • pressure
  • hale

Antonyms

  • unstrap
  • unlash
  • unfasten
  • untie

3. railroad

noun. ['ˈreɪlˌroʊd'] a line of track providing a runway for wheels.

Synonyms

  • narrow gauge
  • siding
  • broad gauge
  • sidetrack
  • rail
  • gantlet
  • railway
  • rail line
  • tie
  • turnout
  • railroad track
  • railroad siding
  • rails
  • crosstie
  • switch
  • runway
  • standard gauge
  • track
  • railway line
  • railroad tie
  • line

Antonyms

  • walk
  • ignoble
  • decreased
  • lowered

4. railroad

verb. ['ˈreɪlˌroʊd'] transport by railroad.

Synonyms

  • send
  • ship

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • curve
  • straight line

5. railroad

verb. ['ˈreɪlˌroʊd'] supply with railroad lines.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion
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