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Synonyms for train

Synonyms for (noun) train

Synonyms: gear, gearing, geartrain, power train, train Definition: wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed Usage: the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain

Similar words: wheelwork Definition: mechanical device including an arrangement of wheel in a machine (especially a train of gears)

Synonyms: train, railroad train Definition: public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive Usage: express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction

Similar words: public transport Definition: conveyance for passengers or mail or freight

Synonyms: train Definition: piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor Usage: the bride's train was carried by her two young nephews

Similar words: piece of cloth, piece of material Definition: a separate part consisting of fabric

Synonyms: train Definition: a series of consequences wrought by an event Usage: it led to a train of disasters

Similar words: consequence, aftermath Definition: the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

Synonyms: train, wagon train, caravan Definition: a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file Usage: we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels; they joined the wagon train for safety

Similar words: procession Definition: the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation Usage: processions were forbidden

Synonyms: train, string Definition: a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding Usage: a string of islands; train of mourners; a train of thought

Similar words: series Definition: similar things placed in order or happening one after another Usage: they were investigating a series of bank robberies

Synonyms for (verb) train

Synonyms: train Definition: exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition Usage: She is training for the Olympics

Similar words: work out, exercise Definition: do physical exercise Usage: She works out in the gym every day

Synonyms: train, prepare Definition: undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession Usage: She is training to be a teacher; He trained as a legal aid

Similar words: take, study, read, learn Definition: be a student of a certain subject Usage: She is reading for the bar exam

Synonyms: prepare, train, develop, educate Definition: create by training and teaching Usage: The old master is training world-class violinists; we develop the leaders for the future

Similar words: teach, learn, instruct Definition: impart skills or knowledge to Usage: I taught them French; He instructed me in building a boat

Synonyms: train, coach Definition: teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports Usage: He is training our Olympic team; She is coaching the crew

Similar words: teach, learn, instruct Definition: impart skills or knowledge to Usage: I taught them French; He instructed me in building a boat

Synonyms: aim, direct, take, take aim, train Definition: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards Usage: 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

Similar words: position Definition: cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

Synonyms: trail, train Definition: drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground Usage: The toddler was trailing his pants; She trained her long scarf behind her

Similar words: drag Definition: pull, as against a resistance Usage: He dragged the big suitcase behind him; These worries were dragging at him

Synonyms: train, rail Definition: travel by rail or train Usage: They railed from Rome to Venice; She trained to Hamburg

Similar words: ride Definition: be carried or travel on or in a vehicle Usage: I ride to work in a bus; He rides the subway downtown every day

Synonyms: train, prepare, groom Definition: educate for a future role or function Usage: 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

Similar words: educate Definition: give an education to Usage: We must educate our youngsters better

Synonyms: civilise, civilize, train, school, educate, cultivate Definition: teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment Usage: Cultivate your musical taste; Train your tastebuds; She is well schooled in poetry

Similar words: polish, refine, fine-tune, down Definition: improve or perfect by pruning or polishing Usage: refine one's style of writing

Synonyms: train Definition: cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it Usage: train the vine

Similar words: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

Synonyms: discipline, condition, train, check Definition: develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control Usage: Parents must discipline their children; Is this dog trained?

Similar words: make grow, develop Definition: cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development Usage: The perfect climate here develops the grain; He developed a new kind of apple