Definition of train Pronunciation
1. Elongated portion.
1. The elongated back portion of a dress or skirt (or an ornamental piece of material added to similar effect), which drags along the ground.
Unfortunately, the leading bridesmaid stepped on the bride's train as they were walking down the aisle.
2. A trail or line of something, especially gunpowder.
3. Rare An animal's trail or track.
2. Connected sequence of people or things.
4. A group of people following an important figure, king etc.; a retinue, a group of retainers.
5. A group of animals, vehicles, or people that follow one another in a line, such as a wagon train; a caravan or procession.
Our party formed a train at the funeral parlor before departing for the burial.
6. A sequence of events or ideas which are interconnected; a course or procedure of something.
7. Military The men and vehicles following an army, which carry artillery and other equipment for battle or siege.
8. A set of interconnected mechanical parts which operate each other in sequence.
9. A series of electrical pulses.
10. A series of specified vehicles, originally tramcars in a mine, and later especially railway carriages, coupled together.
11. A line of connected railway cars or carriages considered overall as a mode of transport; (as uncountable noun) rail travel.
The train will pull in at midday.
12. A long, heavy sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, etc.
13. Slang An act wherein series of men line up and then penetrate a woman or bottom, especially as a form of gang rape.
3. To practice an ability.
She trained seven hours a day to prepare for the Olympics.
4. To teach and form by practice; to educate; to exercise with discipline.
You can't train a pig to write poetry.
5. To improve one's fitness.
I trained with weights all winter.
6. To proceed in sequence.
7. To move (a gun) laterally so that it points in a different direction.
The assassin had trained his gun on the minister.
8. 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.
9. To trace (a lode or any mineral appearance) to its head.
10. To create a trainer for; to apply cheats to (a game).
11. To draw along; to trail; to drag.
12. To draw by persuasion, artifice, or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure.
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English - English - train Pronunciation
n. railroad car; caravan; series; series of events; piece of cloth that forms the long back section of a skirt or gown (such as a bride's gown) and is drawn along the floor; something that trails along; retinue; tail of a comet
v. instruct, coach
n. train; rate
English - Spanish - train Pronunciation
s. tren; serie, curso, sucesión; cola de un vestido; cortejo, séquito
v. entrenar, acostumbrar, adiestrar, aleccionar, amaestrar, capacitar, desbravar, disciplinar, educar, enseñar, industriar, instruir, preparar; entrenarse, hacer entrenamiento
English - French - train Pronunciation
n. train; caravane, convoi; série, suite
v. entraîner; former, dresser, s'exercer
English - German - train Pronunciation
n. Zugwagen; Wohnwagen; Serie; aufeinander folgende Geschehnisse; Schleppe, Stoff der das hintere Teil eines Kleids oder Rocks ausmacht und am Boden entlanggezogen wird (z.B. bei einem Brautkleid); Gefolge; Kometenschweif
v. trainieren; ausbilden; unterrichten
English - Italian - train Pronunciation
s. (Ferr) treno; colonna, corteo, fila, processione, convoglio; carovana; seguito, scorta, codazzo, accompagnamento; miccia; (Mecc) treno d'ingranaggi, rotismo; (fig) serie, sequenza, sequela
v. educare, avvezzare, insegnare a, abituare; addestrare, istruire, ammaestrare; scozzonare; (Sport) allenare, esercitare; coltivare; (Agr, Giard) far crescere; puntare, dirigere
English - Portuguese - train Pronunciation
s. trem; série; caravana
v. educar, ensinar, treinar
English - Russian - train Pronunciation
с. поезд, состав, процессия, кортеж, караван, обоз; свита, толпа, ряд, цепь, вереница, череда; шлейф, хвост; последствие; прокатный стан; зубчатая передача
г. ехать поездом, ехать по железной дороге, воспитывать, учить, приучать к дисциплине, приучать к хорошим навыкам, приваживать, обучать, выучивать, готовить, обучаться, готовиться, тренировать, тренироваться
дрессировать, натаскивать, объезжать, упражнять, упражняться, направлять рост растений, направлять, наводить
English - Turkish - train Pronunciation
f. eğitmek, yetiştirmek, alıştırmak, terbiye etmek, antrenman yapmak, sürüklemek, nişan almak, doğrultmak (silah), alıştırma yapmak
i. kuyruk (elbise, kus, yildiz), tren, dizi, katar, sıra, maiyet, kafile, kervan
French - English - train Pronunciation
(m) n. train; rate
German - English - train Pronunciation
n. railroad car; caravan; series; series of events; piece of cloth that forms the long back section of a skirt or gown (such as a bride's gown) and is drawn along the floor; something that trails along; retinue; tail of a comet
English - Albanian - train Pronunciation
n. tren, metro, varg, vargan, pasojë, përfundim, rezultat, bisht
v. mësoj, drejtoj, shkolloj, përgatit, stërvit, ushtroj
English - Dutch - train Pronunciation
zn. trein; caravan; rij; opeenvolging, reeks gebeurtenissen; sleep van een jurk, japon of rok (zoals bij troujapon) die over de grond sleept; stoet; staart van een komeet
ww. opleiden, trainen, africhten
English - Greek - train Pronunciation
ουσ. ακολουθία, ειρμός, ουρά φορέματος, σειρά, τραίνο, τρένο, αμαξοστοιχία
ρήμ. γυμνάζομαι, γυμνάζω, διευθύνω, προγυμνάζω, σύρω, εξασκώ, εξασκούμαι, προπονούμαι
French - Spanish - train Pronunciation
1. (action de se promener) paso (m); marcha (f); velocidad (f)
2. (chemins de fer) tren (m)
3. (action) marcha (f)
French - German - train Pronunciation
n. eisenbahn, bahn, zug, bahnzug, bähnchen
French - Italian - train Pronunciation
1. (action de se promener) passo (m); andatura (f)
2. (chemins de fer) treno (m)
3. (action) andamento (m); corso (m)
French - Portuguese - train Pronunciation
1. (action de se promener) passo (m); marcha (f); ritmo (m)
2. (chemins de fer) trem (m)
3. (action) andamento (m); marcha (f)
French - Russian - train Pronunciation
n. ход (m), движение (m), поезд (m), шум (m), свита (m), партия (скота) (m), ряд (m), система (m), механизм (m), стан (тех.) (m), шасси (ав.) (m), мост (ав.) (m)
French - Turkish - train Pronunciation
[le] tren; kervan, katar, kafile; yürüyüş, giriş; takım
French - Dutch - train Pronunciation
1. (action de se promener) tempo (n); gang (m); tred (m)
2. (chemins de fer) trein (m)
3. (action) vordering (f); vooruitkomen (n)
English - Chinese - train Pronunciation
(名) 火车, 行列, 列车
(动) 训练, 瞄准, 培养; 接受训练, 锻炼
English - Chinese - train Pronunciation
(名) 火車, 行列, 列車
(動) 訓練, 瞄準, 培養; 接受訓練, 鍛鍊
English - Japanese - train Pronunciation
(名) 列車; キャラバン; 一続き; 一続きの出来事; すその長いスカートまたはガウン(花嫁のガウンなど); 引きずるもの; 従者; 彗星の尾
(動) 訓練する; 訓練を受ける; 向ける; したてる
English - Korean - train Pronunciation
명. 열차; 이동주택; 연속물
동. 훈련하다, 양성하다, 가르치다

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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for train
1. railroad: subway
2. ordered sequence: sequence, trail, series, succession, progression, chain, string
3. instruct: tutor, educate, teach, explain, enlighten, impart
4. exercise: work out, discipline, make ready, practice, drill
Verb forms for train
Present participle: training
Present: train (3.person: trains)
Past: trained
Future: will train
Present conditional: would train
Present Perfect: have trained (3.person: has trained)
Past Perfect: had trained
Future Perfect: will have trained
Past conditional: would have trained