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