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1. railway

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • walk
  • ignoble
  • decreased
  • lowered

Etymology

  • rail (English)
  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • way (English)
  • weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Railway Yard

  • disregard
  • marquard
  • hypercard
  • drouillard
  • brouillard
  • avant-garde
  • rouillard
  • hilyard
  • guinyard
  • giscard
  • gilyard
  • gaspard
  • discard
  • disbarred
  • coulthard
  • couillard
  • chouinard
  • buzard
  • bunyard
  • broussard
  • brossard
  • bongard
  • bombard
  • bolyard
  • belgard
  • suchard
  • rocard
  • ricard
  • revard
  • retard

2. railway

noun. ['ˈreɪlˌweɪ'] 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 system
  • tube
  • rack railway
  • funicular railway
  • railroad line
  • cog railway
  • el
  • elevated railway
  • underground
  • railroad
  • scenic railway
  • subway system
  • monorail
  • funicular
  • metro
  • railway line
  • cable railway
  • line

Antonyms

  • anode
  • overt
  • overhead
  • surface

Etymology

  • rail (English)
  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • way (English)
  • weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride.

Synonyms

  • rod
  • foot
  • pole
  • ft
  • fthm
  • fathom
  • pace
  • linear unit
  • perch
  • lea
  • chain

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] the enclosed land around a house or other building.

Synonyms

  • playground
  • field
  • grounds
  • side yard
  • garden
  • dooryard
  • curtilage
  • front yard

Antonyms

  • open chain
  • closed chain
  • unchain
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings).

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • tiltyard
  • God's acre
  • schoolyard
  • tract
  • churchyard
  • parcel of land
  • junkyard
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • undignified
  • unimpressive
  • lowborn
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100.

Synonyms

  • one thousand
  • chiliad
  • millenary
  • G
  • large integer
  • K
  • grand
  • thousand
  • 1000
  • thou

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock).

Synonyms

  • hen yard
  • fowl run
  • stockyard
  • enclosure
  • barnyard
  • farmyard
  • chicken run

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • head
  • cathode
  • pull

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] a tract of land where logs are accumulated.

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • little
  • infield
  • outfield
  • unite

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen.

Synonyms

  • sailing ship
  • yardarm
  • main yard
  • spar

Antonyms

  • oxidise
  • stay in place
  • lie
  • stand

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines.

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • marshalling yard
  • railyard
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • railway yard
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • ordinal
  • fresh water
  • ignoble
  • ordinary

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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