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1. road

noun. ['ˈroʊd'] an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation.

Synonyms

  • highway
  • drive
  • intersection
  • private road
  • rotary
  • corduroy
  • clearway
  • crosscut
  • turnaround
  • main road
  • roundabout way
  • rail line
  • speedway
  • slip road
  • crossing
  • shoulder
  • turnout
  • causeway
  • route
  • cutoff
  • parkway
  • thoroughfare
  • pavement
  • roundabout
  • bend
  • roadbed
  • driveway
  • circle
  • bypath
  • berm
  • widening
  • carrefour
  • crest
  • traffic circle
  • cartroad
  • byway
  • detour
  • roadway
  • crossway
  • shortcut
  • railway line
  • access road
  • skid road
  • track
  • crossroad
  • line
  • paving
  • byroad
  • turnoff
  • curve
  • crown
  • way
  • side road
  • cart track

Antonyms

  • lower
  • nonattendance
  • natural object
  • direct

Etymology

  • rad (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Road

  • overflowed
  • explode
  • bestrode
  • plateaued
  • overrode
  • implode
  • forebode
  • busload
  • bestowed
  • unload
  • unbowed
  • strode
  • reload
  • outmode
  • out-mode
  • methode
  • m-code
  • kanode
  • encode
  • decode
  • commode
  • c-code
  • stowed
  • snowed
  • slowed
  • shrode
  • grode
  • glowed
  • gloede
  • flowed

How do you pronounce road?

Pronounce road as roʊd.

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Sentences with road


1. Noun, singular or mass
Consult a road map of Croatia and determine the best point of entry for your trip.

Quotes about road


1. Down the road, I'll probably have a kid or two or three. And there will probably be political events or spiritual things to comment on, and humor.
- Alanis Morissette

2. The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road.
- Lisa Loeb

3. I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate - and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life - is the loneliness on the road.
- Vin Scully

2. middle-of-the-road

adjective. ['ˈmɪdələvθəˌrɔd'] not extreme, especially in political views.

Antonyms

  • juvenile

3. middle-of-the-road

adjective. ['ˈmɪdələvθəˌrɔd'] supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative.

Synonyms

  • center

Antonyms

  • left
  • infield

4. road

noun. ['ˈroʊd'] a way or means to achieve something.

Synonyms

  • agency
  • way
  • means

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • pull
  • attract
  • noncyclic

Etymology

  • rad (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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