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1. train

noun. ['ˈtreɪn'] public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive.

Synonyms

  • passenger train
  • freight train
  • hospital train
  • railcar
  • streamliner
  • locomotive
  • boat train
  • locomotive engine
  • car
  • car train
  • mail train
  • railway locomotive
  • railway car
  • subway train
  • engine
  • railroad car
  • public transport
  • rattler

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance

Etymology

  • trayne (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Train

  • st_germain
  • legerdemain
  • st_germaine
  • preordain
  • lamontagne
  • lafountaine
  • lafountain
  • inhumane
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • ukraine
  • tremaine
  • sylvain
  • sustain
  • spokane
  • sartain
  • refrain
  • profane
  • partain
  • mustain
  • mundane
  • mcwain
  • mcshane
  • mcquain
  • mclean
  • mclane
  • mclain

How do you pronounce train?

Pronounce train as treɪn.

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Sentences with train


1. Verb, base form
It is best to train and socialize them as puppies before they get bigger and harder to handle.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Strength train four days per week.

Quotes about train


1. I'm an off-the-charts introvert. To me, being around groups of strangers is exhausting. I've had to sort of train myself to think about two tactics: finding common ground and invoking humor.
- Sam Yagan

2. One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.
- Morihei Ueshiba

3. I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited.
- Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

2. train

verb. ['ˈtreɪn'] create by training and teaching.

Synonyms

  • toilet-train
  • develop
  • prepare
  • learn
  • housebreak
  • drill
  • build up
  • groom
  • teach
  • house-train
  • instruct
  • educate

Antonyms

  • credit
  • arise
  • pay cash
  • indirect

Etymology

  • trayne (Anglo-Norman)

3. train

verb. ['ˈtreɪn'] undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession.

Synonyms

  • apprentice
  • prepare
  • learn
  • study
  • groom
  • drill
  • develop
  • retrain
  • read
  • take

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • empty
  • negative charge
  • positive charge

Etymology

  • trayne (Anglo-Norman)

4. train

verb. ['ˈtreɪn'] educate for a future role or function.

Synonyms

  • prepare
  • develop
  • groom
  • qualify
  • discipline
  • check
  • condition
  • educate

Antonyms

  • alkalize
  • nitrify
  • die
  • demulsify

Etymology

  • trayne (Anglo-Norman)

5. train

verb. ['ˈtreɪn'] develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control.

Synonyms

  • prepare
  • check
  • groom
  • condition
  • discipline
  • make grow
  • mortify

Antonyms

  • freeze
  • gain
  • better
  • worsen

Etymology

  • trayne (Anglo-Norman)

6. train

verb. ['ˈtreɪn'] exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition.

Synonyms

  • coach
  • exercise

Antonyms

  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge

Etymology

  • trayne (Anglo-Norman)

7. train

verb. ['ˈtreɪn'] point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.

Synonyms

  • sight
  • point
  • swing
  • place
  • draw a bead on
  • charge
  • direct
  • take aim
  • turn
  • level
  • take
  • position
  • target
  • hold

Antonyms

  • mediate
  • inexact
  • relative
  • secondary

Etymology

  • trayne (Anglo-Norman)

8. train

verb. ['ˈtreɪn'] teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports.

Synonyms

  • teach
  • instruct
  • coach

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • crooked
  • indirectness
  • unrelated

Etymology

  • trayne (Anglo-Norman)

9. train

noun. ['ˈtreɪn'] a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding.

Synonyms

  • string

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • divest

Etymology

  • trayne (Anglo-Norman)

10. train

verb. ['ˈtreɪn'] teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment.

Synonyms

  • sophisticate
  • civilize
  • polish
  • fine-tune
  • civilise
  • refine
  • school
  • educate
  • cultivate

Antonyms

  • curdle
  • get well
  • close
  • fall asleep

Etymology

  • trayne (Anglo-Norman)
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