Meaning of LANE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ leɪn ]

( lanes)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


A lane is a narrow road, especially in the country.

...a quiet country lane...

Follow the lane to the river.



Lane is also used in the names of roads, either in cities or in the country.

...The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane.



A lane is a part of a main road which is marked by the edge of the road and a painted line, or by two painted lines.

The lorry was travelling at 20mph in the slow lane...

I pulled out into the eastbound lane of Route 2.

N-COUNT : usu adj N


At a swimming pool or athletics track, a lane is a long narrow section which is marked by lines or ropes.



A lane is a route that is frequently used by aircraft or ships.

The collision took place in the busiest shipping lanes in the world.

N-COUNT : usu n N

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