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The Meaning of train

  • (v. t.) To draw along; to trail; to drag.
  • (v. t.) To draw by persuasion, artifice, or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure.
  • (v. t.) To teach and form by practice; to educate; to exercise; to discipline; as, to train the militia to the manual exercise; to train soldiers to the use of arms.
  • (v. t.) To break, tame, and accustom to draw, as oxen.
  • (v. t.) To lead or direct, and form to a wall or espalier; to form to a proper shape, by bending, lopping, or pruning; as, to train young trees.
  • (v. t.) To trace, as a lode or any mineral appearance, to its head.
  • (v. i.) To be drilled in military exercises; to do duty in a military company.
  • (v. i.) To prepare by exercise, diet, instruction, etc., for any physical contest; as, to train for a boat race.
  • (v.) That which draws along; especially, persuasion, artifice, or enticement; allurement.
  • (v.) Hence, something tied to a lure to entice a hawk; also, a trap for an animal; a snare.
  • (v.) That which is drawn along in the rear of, or after, something; that which is in the hinder part or rear.
  • (v.) That part of a gown which trails behind the wearer.
  • (v.) The after part of a gun carriage; the trail.
  • (v.) The tail of a bird.
  • (v.) A number of followers; a body of attendants; a retinue; a suite.
  • (v.) A consecution or succession of connected things; a series.
  • (v.) Regular method; process; course; order; as, things now in a train for settlement.
  • (v.) The number of beats of a watch in any certain time.
  • (v.) A line of gunpowder laid to lead fire to a charge, mine, or the like.
  • (v.) A connected line of cars or carriages on a railroad.
  • (v.) A heavy, long sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, and the like.
  • (v.) A roll train; as, a 12-inch train.

Synonyms

geartrain , gear , railroad train , gearing , wagon train , caravan , power train , string , strand , bowed stringed instrument , cosmic string , twine , chain , drawing string , drawstring , van , gear wheel , geared wheel , gear mechanism , appurtenance , cogwheel , paraphernalia , rail , rise , originate , coach , prepare , get , build up , civilise , cook , fix , develop , uprise , get up , gear up , organize , take , recrudesce , civilize , make , arise , spring up , modernize , grow , take aim , evolve , trail , groom , aim , explicate , direct , organise , produce , germinate , ready , set up , school , discipline , modernise , make grow , cultivate , break , condition , formulate , set , machinate , educate , devise , acquire , check , tally , checker , ensure , correct , qualify , mark , watch , look into , crack , check up on , go over , tick off , chink , match , tick , fit , specify , stop , correspond , determine , see , agree , assure , turn back , check into , control , check out , learn , hold back , curb , hold , arrest , see to it , chequer , gibe , mark off , stipulate , delay , hold in , check off , suss out , ascertain , find out , check over , jibe , contain , sort out , retard , moderate , insure , dress , curry , neaten , naturalise , work , domesticate , naturalize , tame , crop , require , read , occupy , subscribe to , rent , withdraw , shoot for , lead , ingest , mastermind , carry , deal , assume , engineer , have , choose , fill , aspire , calculate , consume , drive , hire , place , consider , need , study , pick out , steer , send , contract , adopt , film , remove , purpose , orchestrate , lease , take on , point , take up , bring , strike , use up , select , engage , claim , demand , channelize , manoeuvre , head , channelise , get hold of , propose , exact , take away , pack , call for , take in , submit , convey , shoot , charter , manoeuver , address , draw a bead on , target , subscribe , necessitate , involve , look at , postulate , accept , purport , guide , admit , ask , maneuver , conduct , vituperate , vilify , inveigh , revile , rail off , rail in , fulminate , give chase , chase after , shack , get behind , chase , drop back , tail , go after , dog , track , tag , drag , hang back , drop behind , teach , give instruction , inform , nurture , drill , give lessons , initiate , inculcate , instill , enlighten , indoctrinate , instruct , tutor

Homophones

trane

Rhymes

abstain , again , airplane , alain , alayne , ane , aquitaine , arcane , arraign , ascertain , attain , bahrain , bain , bane , biplane , birdbrain , blain , blaine , bloodstain , brain , brattain , brisbane , butane , cain , caine , campaign , cane , cellophane , chain , champagne , champaign , champlain , charlemagne , cheyne , chlordane , cocaine , complain , contain , costain , crane , dane , deign , delaine , detain , disdain , dogbane , domain , drain , duane , duquesne , dwayne , elaine , entertain , ethane , explain , eyestrain , fain , fane , feign , fontaine , forebrain , gain , germaine , germane , grain , henbane , humane , hurricane , hussein , inane , inhumane , insane , jain , jane , jayne , kain , kane , kayne , lain , lane , laraine , legerdemain , lindane , lorain , loraine , lorraine , main , maine , maintain , mane , membrane , messiaen , methane , migraine , monoplane , moraine , mundane , obtain , ordain , pain , paine , pane , payne , pentane , pertain , plain , plane , polyurethane , preordain , procaine , profane , propane , rain , rayne , refrain , regain , reign , rein , remain , restrain , retain , retrain , romain , romaine , sain , sane , seatrain , skein , slain , spain , sprain , stain , stane , strain , sustain , swain , terrain , thane , twain , ukraine , urbane , urethane , vain , vane , vein , wain , wane , warplane , wayne , windowpane , zane , ahlen , aine , alaine , alane , allain , aven , ayn , baine , bayne , beauchaine , beauchene , biscayne , blane , blayne , cayne , chastain , constrain , crain , dayne , decrane , defrain , deschaine , devane , dewayne , domaine , draine , drane , duan , duchaine , dufrane , dushane , duwayne , elayne , fein , floodplain , fraine , frane , frayn , galane , grein , hahne , hain , hane , hayn , helane , heyne , hossain , iain , jermaine , jyishane , kahane , krain , krane , krein , lehane , maclaine , mcbane , mccain , mccane , mckain , mclain , mclean , mcwain , mustain , paign , quain , charlayne , craine , crayne , dahrain , demain , elane , frain , frayne , frein , germain , hayne , heyn , kaine , lafountain , laine , lennane , ln , mayne , mcbain , mcclain , mcclaine , mcclane , mcguane , mckane , mclane , mcquain , meyn , morain , okane , overtrain , raine , reine , ruane , sartain , serbaine , shain , shaine , shane , shayne , slaine , slane , swaine , swayne , thain , thaine , tirane , torain , trane , tremaine , tulane , uptain , urbain , veyne , vrain