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Definition of TRAINS
Pronunciation : TRAINS

noun : TRAINS

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a series of consequences wrought by an event; "it led to a train of disasters" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : TRAINS

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?" ;

  • 4. (

    ) educate 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 8. (

    ) exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition; "She is training for the Olympics" ;

  • 9. (

    ) cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it; "train the vine" ;

  • 10. (

    ) travel by rail or train; "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg" ;

  • 11. (

    ) drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground; "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her" ;


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