Definitions of train

  1.   aim or direct at as of blows weapons or objects such as photographic equipment Please don't aim at your little brother He trained his gun on the burglar Don't train your camera on the women Take a swipe at one's opponent
  2.   a procession of wagons or mules or camels traveling together in single file we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels they joined the wagon train for safety
  3.   teach and supervise someone act as a trainer or coach to as in sports He is training our Olympic team She is coaching the crew
  4.   train by instruction and practice esp to teach self control Parents must discipline their children Is this dog trained
  5.   create by training and teaching The old master is training world class violinists we develop the leaders for the future
  6.   wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain
  7.   prepare someone for a future role or function He is grooming his son to become his successor The prince was prepared to become King one day They trained him to be a warrior
  8.   undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role function or profession She is training to be a teacher He trained as a legal aid
  9.   travel by rail or train They railed from Rome to Venice She trained to Hamburg
  10.   public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
  11.   a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding a string of islands train of mourners a train of thought
  12.   piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor the bride's train was carried by her two young nephews
  13.   a series of consequences wrought by an event it led to a train of disasters
  14.   exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition She is training for the Olympics
  15.   drag loosely along a surface allow to sweep the ground The toddler was trailing his pants She trained her long scarf behind her
  16.   train to be discriminative in taste or judgment Cultivate your musical taste Train your tastebuds She is well schooled in poetry
  17.   train to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it train the vine
  18.   train by instruction and practice especially to teach self control Parents must discipline their children Is this dog trained
  19.   A following edge See Advancing edge above
  20.   To draw along to trail to drag
  21.   To draw by persuasion artifice or the like to attract by stratagem to entice to allure
  22.   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
  23.   To break tame and accustom to draw as oxen
  24.   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
  25.   To trace as a lode or any mineral appearance to its head
  26.   To be drilled in military exercises to do duty in a military company
  27.   To prepare by exercise diet instruction etc for any physical contest as to train for a boat race
  28.   That which draws along especially persuasion artifice or enticement allurement
  29.   Hence something tied to a lure to entice a hawk also a trap for an animal a snare
  30.   That part of a gown which trails behind the wearer
  31.   The after part of a gun carriage the trail
  32.   The tail of a bird
  33.   A number of followers a body of attendants a retinue a suite
  34.   A consecution or succession of connected things a series
  35.   Regular method process course order as things now in a train for settlement
  36.   The number of beats of a watch in any certain time
  37.   A line of gunpowder laid to lead fire to a charge mine or the like
  38.   A connected line of cars or carriages on a railroad
  39.   A roll train as a 12 inch train
  40.   A heavy long sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise wood and the like
  41.   The aggregation of men animals and vehicles which accompany an army or one of its subdivisions and transport its baggage ammunition supplies and reserve materials of all kinds
  42.   A connected line of railroad cars something drawn or dragged behind as the train of a dress aretinue or body of servants a company or procession the line of motor trucks etc which carry suppiles to an army aseries of connected things as a train of ideas a course or process a line of gunpowder laid to fire a charge
  43.   To instruct by practice drill discipline educate to aim or point at an object as a cannon discipline or tame for use as to train a wild animal to prepare for athletic contests or horse racing to direct the growth of as a plant
  44.   To prepare oneself for a contest of strength
  45.   1 To fit by education and practice for some definite purpose 2 To increase the virulence of bacteria by successive inoculations in animals
  46.   To draw along to allure to educate to discipline to tame for use as animals to cause to grow properly to prepare men for athletic feats or horses for the race
  47.   That which is drawn along after something else the part of a dress which trails behind the wearer a retinue a series process a line of gunpowder to fire a charge a line of cars drawn by a locomotive on a railway
  48.   Anything drawn along trailing part of a dress retinue series line of gunpowder line of cars
  49.   To draw along allure educate discipline tame direct the growth of
  50.   To develop by instruction and practise educate discipline
  51.   To direct point aim
  52.   To draw along trail
  53.   To give or take a course of exercise and instruction
  54.   Anything drawn out to a length a series of things drawn along as a line of railway carriages a line as of combustibles to conduct fire to a charge the trailing part of a gown a comet's tail
  55.   A retinue suite
  56.   Artifice stratagem of enticement something drawn along behind the tail of a bird a retinue a series process a procession a line of gunpowder to lead fire to a charge a continuous line of cars on a railroad all the apparatus and implements of war Train of artillery any number of cannon mortars c accompanying an army
  57.   To draw along to entice to allure to discipline to teach and form by practice to educate to breed to form to a wall or espalier also to lop and prune to trace a lode or any mineral appearance to its head To train up to educate to teach To train a gun to point it at some object
  58.   That which is drawn along in the rear of or after something that which is in the hinder part or rear
  59.   That which is drawn along behind the long part of a dress behind the after part of a gun carriage a number of followers or attendants a retinue a regular method a course a series orderly company a procession a line of gunpowder laid to fire a charge on a railway a number of carriages or trucks attached behind an engine
  60.   To draw to form by instruction and practice to break or tame for use to cause to assume a proper shape in growth as a tree to point a large gun in a particular direction

Quotes of train

  1. After I left the convent for 15 years I was worn out with religion I wanted nothing whatever to do with it I felt disgusted with it If I saw someone reading a religious book on a train I'd think how awful – Karen Armstrong
  2. Without the funding Amtrak needs to keep operating we will soon see people that rely on Amtrak to get them to work each day waiting for a train that isn't coming – Corrine Brown
  3. Everything one does in life even love occurs in an express train racing toward death To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death – Jean Cocteau
  4. My version of course is not this flag -waving let's all get on the Jesus train and ride out of hell I'm not that kind of guy It's an embrace that life is good worth living and yeah it's not easy but there are more pluses than minuses – Billy Corgan
  5. Season number seven It's been so exciting for us When we first began we were like the little train that could and we did We're terribly excited It will be an interesting season for us I think – Roma Downey
  6. At home it's all Batman and Star Wars and they do gang up on me Sometimes I don't want to dress up as Darth Vader or play train sets so I'll go out for a drink with the girls – Sadie Frost
  7. Through the program they get the basics of what it takes to train – Rafer Johnson
  8. If we see light at the end of the tunnel it the light of the oncoming train – Robert Lowell
  9. It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise – W. Somerset Maugham
  10. I lost my edge for boxing I didn't put as much into it as I did before I didn't run as far I didn't train as hard I didn't eat correctly I started drinking a little bit every now and then – Ken Norton
  11. Do not primarily train men to work Train them to serve willingly and intelligently – James Cash Penney
  12. We may train or peek for a certain race but running is a lifetime sport – Alberto Salazar
  13. 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
  14. But I've worked where they've had animals before and animal wranglers the people who raise animals and train animals for films and television they're all very very professional – M. Emmet Walsh
  15. It takes so long to train a physicist to the place where he understands the nature of physical problems that he is already too old to solve them – Eugene Wigner

Usage examples for train

  1. But before long he fell into a train of writing more profitable even than the drama – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  2. Will meet morning train – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  3. Just before the train started a man entered – A Dominie in Doubt by A. S. Neill
  4. The first train you can get is the best train to take – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  5. Can you go by the next train – Martin Hewitt, Investigator by Arthur Morrison
  6. Bertram Chester was on that train – The Readjustment by Will Irwin
  7. Did your train run away – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Big Woods by Laura Lee Hope
  8. Going up to London and by the night train – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  9. We all got on the wrong train – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  10. He was glad to hear that the doctor had to leave on the early morning's train though of course he did not say so – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  11. Robert took train at once to Audley ” – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  12. She had asked him if she was in the right train for Aldersgate ” – The Old Man in the Corner by Baroness Orczy
  13. He said That isn't our train it's another train it's over that way – Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  14. “ No I'm just off the train – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  15. “ I will leave on the next train – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  16. There is a train soon – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  17. Train right on time – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
  18. That is what this train is doing – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  19. You seen her to the train yourself – The Uphill Climb by B. M. Bower
  20. But the train did not stop – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

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