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  • Train (noun)

    Elongated portion.

  • Train (noun)

    The elongated back portion of a dress or skirt (or an ornamental piece of material added to similar effect), which drags along the ground. from 14th c.

    "Unfortunately, the leading bridesmaid stepped on the bride's train as they were walking down the aisle."

  • Train (noun)

    A trail or line of something, especially gunpowder. from 15th c.

  • Train (noun)

    The tail of a bird.

  • Train (noun)

    A transient trail of glowing ions behind a large meteor as it falls through the atmosphere.

  • Train (noun)

    Connected sequence of people or things.

  • Train (noun)

    An animal's trail or track. from 16th c.

  • Train (noun)

    A group of people following an important figure, king etc.; a retinue, a group of retainers. from 14th c.

  • Train (noun)

    A group of animals, vehicles, or people that follow one another in a line, such as a wagon train; a caravan or procession. from 15th c.

    "Our party formed a train at the funeral parlor before departing for the burial."

  • Train (noun)

    A sequence of events or ideas which are interconnected; a course or procedure of something. from 15th c.

  • Train (noun)

    The men and vehicles following an army, which carry artillery and other equipment for battle or siege. from 16th c.

  • Train (noun)

    A set of interconnected mechanical parts which operate each other in sequence. from 18th c.

  • Train (noun)

    A series of electrical pulses. from 19th c.

  • Train (noun)

    A series of specified vehicles, originally tramcars in a mine, and later especially railway carriages, coupled together. from 19th c.

  • Train (noun)

    A line of connected railway cars or carriages considered overall as a mode of transport; (as uncountable noun) rail travel. from 19th c.

    "The train will pull in at midday."

  • Train (noun)

    A long, heavy sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, etc.

  • Train (noun)

    A software release schedule.

  • Train (noun)

    Treachery; deceit. 14th-19th c.

  • Train (noun)

    A trick or stratagem. 14th-19th c.

  • Train (noun)

    A trap for animals; a snare. 14th-18th c.

  • Train (noun)

    A lure; a decoy. 15th-18th c.

  • Train (verb)

    To practice an ability.

    "She trained seven hours a day to prepare for the Olympics."

  • Train (verb)

    To teach and form by practice; to educate; to exercise with discipline.

    "You can't train a pig to write poetry."

  • Train (verb)

    To improve one's fitness.

    "I trained with weights all winter."

  • Train (verb)

    To proceed in sequence.

  • Train (verb)

    To move (a gun) laterally so that it points in a different direction.

    "The assassin had trained his gun on the minister."

  • Train (verb)

    To encourage (a plant or branch) to grow in a particular direction or shape, usually by pruning and bending.

    "The vine had been trained over the pergola."

  • Train (verb)

    To trace (a lode or any mineral appearance) to its head.

  • Train (verb)

    To create a trainer for; to apply cheats to (a game).

  • Train (verb)

    To draw along; to trail; to drag.

  • Train (verb)

    To draw by persuasion, artifice, or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure.

  • Coach (noun)

    A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.

  • Coach (noun)

    A passenger car, either drawn by a locomotive or part of a multiple unit.

  • Coach (noun)

    A trainer or instructor.

  • Coach (noun)

    A single-decked long-distance, or privately hired, bus.

  • Coach (noun)

    The forward part of the cabin space under the poop deck of a sailing ship; the fore-cabin under the quarter deck.

  • Coach (noun)

    The part of a commercial passenger airplane or train reserved for those paying the lower standard fares; the economy section.

    "John flew coach to Vienna, but first-class back home."

  • Coach (verb)

    To train.

  • Coach (verb)

    To instruct; to train.

    "She has coached many opera stars."

  • Coach (verb)

    To study under a tutor.

  • Coach (verb)

    To travel in a coach (sometimes coach it).

  • Coach (verb)

    To convey in a coach.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Train

    To draw along; to trail; to drag.

  • Train

    To draw by persuasion, artifice, or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure.

  • Train

    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.

  • Train

    To break, tame, and accustom to draw, as oxen.

  • Train

    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.

  • Train

    To trace, as a lode or any mineral appearance, to its head.

  • Train (verb)

    To be drilled in military exercises; to do duty in a military company.

  • Train (verb)

    To prepare by exercise, diet, instruction, etc., for any physical contest; as, to train for a boat race.

  • Train (noun)

    That which draws along; especially, persuasion, artifice, or enticement; allurement.

  • Train (noun)

    Hence, something tied to a lure to entice a hawk; also, a trap for an animal; a snare.

  • Train (noun)

    That which is drawn along in the rear of, or after, something; that which is in the hinder part or rear.

  • Train (noun)

    That part of a gown which trails behind the wearer.

  • Train (noun)

    A number of followers; a body of attendants; a retinue; a suite.

  • Train (noun)

    The after part of a gun carriage; the trail.

  • Train (noun)

    A consecution or succession of connected things; a series.

  • Train (noun)

    The tail of a bird.

  • Train (noun)

    Regular method; process; course; order; as, things now in a train for settlement.

  • Train (noun)

    The number of beats of a watch in any certain time.

  • Train (noun)

    A line of gunpowder laid to lead fire to a charge, mine, or the like.

  • Train (noun)

    A connected line of cars or carriages on a railroad; - called also railroad train.

  • Train (noun)

    A heavy, long sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, and the like.

  • Train (noun)

    A roll train; as, a 12-inch train.

  • Train (noun)

    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.

  • Coach (noun)

    A large, closed, four-wheeled carriage, having doors in the sides, and generally a front and back seat inside, each for two persons, and an elevated outside seat in front for the driver.

  • Coach (noun)

    A special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination.

  • Coach (noun)

    A cabin on the after part of the quarter-deck, usually occupied by the captain.

  • Coach (noun)

    A first-class passenger car, as distinguished from a drawing-room car, sleeping car, etc. It is sometimes loosely applied to any passenger car.

  • Coach (noun)

    One who coaches;

  • Coach

    To convey in a coach.

  • Coach

    To prepare for public examination by private instruction; to train by special instruction.

  • Coach (verb)

    To drive or to ride in a coach; - sometimes used with

Webster Dictionary
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  • Train (noun)

    public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive;

    "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"

  • Train (noun)

    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"

  • Train (noun)

    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"

  • Train (noun)

    a series of consequences wrought by an event;

    "it led to a train of disasters"

  • Train (noun)

    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"

  • Train (noun)

    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"

  • Train (verb)

    create by training and teaching;

    "The old master is training world-class violinists"

    "we develop the leaders for the future"

  • Train (verb)

    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"

  • Train (verb)

    train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control;

    "Parents must discipline their children"

    "Is this dog trained?"

  • Train (verb)

    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"

  • Train (verb)

    train to be discriminative in taste or judgment;

    "Cultivate your musical taste"

    "Train your tastebuds"

    "She is well schooled in poetry"

  • Train (verb)

    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"

  • Train (verb)

    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"

  • Train (verb)

    exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition;

    "She is training for the Olympics"

  • Train (verb)

    train to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it;

    "train the vine"

  • Train (verb)

    travel by rail or train;

    "They railed from Rome to Venice"

    "She trained to Hamburg"

  • Train (verb)

    drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground;

    "The toddler was trailing his pants"

    "She trained her long scarf behind her"

  • Coach (noun)

    (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team

  • Coach (noun)

    a person who gives private instruction (as in singing or acting)

  • Coach (noun)

    a railcar where passengers ride

  • Coach (noun)

    a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver

  • Coach (noun)

    a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport;

    "he always rode the bus to work"

  • Coach (verb)

    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"

  • Coach (verb)

    drive a coach

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