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train

 
Noun train has 6 senses
  1. train, railroad train - public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
    --1 is a kind of public transport
    --1 has members:
     car, railcar, railway car, railroad car; locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway locomotive
    --1 has particulars:
     boat train; car train; freight train, rattler; hospital train; mail train; passenger train; streamliner; subway train
    Derived form: verb train10
  2. string, train - 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"
    --2 is a kind of series
  3. caravan, train, wagon train - 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 is a kind of procession
    --3 has members:
     covered wagon, Conestoga wagon, Conestoga, prairie wagon, prairie schooner
  4. train - a series of consequences wrought by an event; "it led to a train of disasters"
    --4 is a kind of
    consequence, aftermath
  5. train - 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"
    --5 is a kind of
    piece of cloth, piece of material
    --5 is a part of gown
    Derived form: verb train11
  6. gearing, gears, geartrain, power train, train - 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"
    --6 is a kind of wheelwork
    --6 is a part of engine
    --6 has particulars: epicyclic train, epicyclic gear train; reduction gear
Verb train has 11 senses
  1. train, develop, prepare, educate - create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"
    --1 is one way to teach, learn, instruct
    Derived forms: noun trainee1, noun trainer1, noun training1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. train, prepare - 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"
    --2 is one way to learn, study, read, take
    Derived form: noun trainee1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s to somebody
  3. discipline, train, check, condition - train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
    --3 is one way to develop, make grow
    Derived form: noun trainee1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. prepare, groom, train - 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"
    --4 is one way to educate
    Derived forms: noun trainee1, noun trainer1, noun training1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise - train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"
    --5 is one way to polish, refine, fine-tune, down
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. aim, take, train, take aim, direct - 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"
    --6 is one way to position
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  7. coach, train - 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"
    --7 is one way to teach, learn, instruct
    Derived forms: noun trainer1, noun training1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  8. train - exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition; "She is training for the Olympics"
    --8 is one way to
    exercise, work out
    Derived form: noun training1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  9. train - train to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it; "train the vine"
    --9 is one way to
    control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. train, rail - travel by rail or train; "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg"
    --10 is one way to ride
    Derived form: noun train1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  11. trail, train - drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground; "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her"
    --11 is one way to drag
    Derived form: noun train5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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