Meaning of TRAIN in English


v the tail of a bird.

2. train ·v a roll train; as, a 12-inch train.

3. train ·v the after part of a gun carriage; the trail.

4. train ·vt to break, tame, and accustom to draw, as oxen.

5. train ·v that part of a gown which trails behind the wearer.

6. train ·v the number of beats of a watch in any certain time.

7. train ·v a connected line of cars or carriages on a railroad.

8. train ·v a consecution or succession of connected things; a series.

9. train ·vt to trace, as a lode or any mineral appearance, to its head.

10. train ·v a number of followers; a body of attendants; a retinue; a suite.

11. train ·v a line of gunpowder laid to lead fire to a charge, mine, or the like.

12. train ·vi to be drilled in military exercises; to do duty in a military company.

13. train ·vt to draw along; to trail; to drag.

14. train ·v regular method; process; course; order; as, things now in a train for settlement.

15. train ·v that which draws along; especially, persuasion, artifice, or enticement; allurement.

xvi. train ·v hence, something tied to a lure to entice a hawk; also, a trap for an animal; a snare.

xvii. train ·v a heavy, long sleigh used in canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, and the like.

xviii. train ·v that which is drawn along in the rear of, or after, something; that which is in the hinder part or rear.

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

xx. train ·add. ·noun a heavy long sleigh used in canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, and the like.

xxi. train ·vt to draw by persuasion, artifice, or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure.

xxii. train ·vt 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.

xxiii. train ·add. ·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.

xxiv. train ·vt 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.

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