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Synonyms for traintreɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. train, railroad train(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    geartrain, gear, railroad train, train, gearing, wagon train, caravan, power train, string

  2. string, train(noun)

    a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding

    Synonyms:
    strand, geartrain, gear, bowed stringed instrument, cosmic string, power train, railroad train, train, twine, chain, caravan, wagon train, drawing string, gearing, drawstring, string

  3. caravan, train, wagon train(noun)

    a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file

    Synonyms:
    geartrain, gear, railroad train, train, gearing, wagon train, caravan, power train, van, string

  4. train(noun)

    a series of consequences wrought by an event

    Synonyms:
    geartrain, gear, railroad train, gearing, wagon train, caravan, power train, string

  5. train(noun)

    piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor

    Synonyms:
    geartrain, gear, railroad train, gearing, wagon train, caravan, power train, string

  6. gearing, gear, geartrain, power train, train(verb)

    wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed

    Synonyms:
    geartrain, gear wheel, string, gear, geared wheel, railroad train, train, gearing, gear mechanism, wagon train, appurtenance, power train, cogwheel, caravan, paraphernalia

  7. train, develop, prepare, educate(verb)

    create by training and teaching

    Synonyms:
    rail, rise, originate, coach, prepare, get, build up, civilise, cook, fix, develop, uprise, get up, gear up, organize, take, recrudesce, civilize, make, arise, spring up, modernize, grow, take aim, train, evolve, trail, groom, aim, explicate, direct, organise, produce, germinate, ready, set up, school, discipline, modernise, make grow, cultivate, break, condition, formulate, set, machinate, educate, devise, acquire, check

  8. train, prepare(verb)

    undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession

    Synonyms:
    set up, aim, ready, educate, cook, cultivate, civilise, set, gear up, machinate, civilize, groom, develop, discipline, take aim, rail, check, condition, train, direct, coach, trail, devise, take, organize, get up, school, fix, make, organise, prepare

  9. discipline, train, check, condition(verb)

    develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control

    Synonyms:
    tally, checker, rail, ensure, correct, qualify, coach, prepare, mark, watch, look into, civilise, crack, check up on, develop, go over, tick off, match, tick, fit, take, specify, stop, civilize, correspond, determine, see, groom, agree, assure, turn back, take aim, check into, train, break, trail, control, condition, check out, learn, hold back, aim, curb, direct, hold, arrest, see to it, discipline, chequer, gibe, mark off, stipulate, delay, school, hold in, check off, suss out, ascertain, find out, check over, cultivate, jibe, contain, sort out, retard, moderate, educate, insure, check

  10. prepare, groom, train(verb)

    educate for a future role or function

    Synonyms:
    rail, dress, coach, prepare, civilise, cook, fix, develop, get up, gear up, organize, take, civilize, make, aim, take aim, train, trail, groom, direct, discipline, organise, curry, ready, set up, school, neaten, cultivate, condition, set, machinate, educate, devise, check

  11. educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise(verb)

    teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

    Synonyms:
    aim, groom, educate, naturalise, cultivate, civilize, school, develop, discipline, take aim, rail, work, domesticate, check, coach, condition, direct, train, trail, take, naturalize, tame, civilise, crop, prepare

  12. aim, take, train, take aim, direct(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    require, read, occupy, subscribe to, rent, withdraw, shoot for, organise, lead, ingest, develop, mastermind, take aim, carry, deal, assume, engineer, have, hold, choose, learn, fill, aspire, civilise, calculate, prepare, consume, drive, hire, condition, place, consider, need, study, civilize, pick out, steer, send, contract, adopt, film, remove, purpose, rail, orchestrate, lease, take on, discipline, point, train, check, trail, take up, bring, strike, use up, select, take, engage, make, claim, demand, coach, channelize, cultivate, manoeuvre, head, get, channelise, get hold of, propose, exact, take away, pack, call for, take in, educate, submit, convey, shoot, aim, direct, charter, manoeuver, contain, address, draw a bead on, target, subscribe, groom, necessitate, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, organize, accept, purport, guide, admit, ask, maneuver, conduct, school

  13. coach, train(verb)

    teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports

    Synonyms:
    aim, groom, educate, cultivate, civilize, school, develop, discipline, take aim, rail, check, coach, condition, direct, train, trail, take, civilise, prepare

  14. train(verb)

    exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition

    Synonyms:
    aim, educate, cultivate, civilise, civilize, groom, develop, discipline, take aim, rail, check, condition, direct, coach, trail, take, school, prepare

  15. train(verb)

    cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it

    Synonyms:
    aim, educate, cultivate, civilise, civilize, groom, develop, discipline, take aim, rail, check, condition, direct, coach, trail, take, school, prepare

  16. train, rail(verb)

    travel by rail or train

    Synonyms:
    aim, educate, cultivate, civilise, vituperate, civilize, groom, develop, discipline, take aim, rail, vilify, check, condition, train, direct, coach, trail, inveigh, revile, take, rail off, rail in, fulminate, school, prepare

  17. trail, train(verb)

    drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground

    Synonyms:
    give chase, civilise, civilize, groom, educate, chase after, condition, aim, trail, shack, get behind, develop, discipline, chase, drop back, rail, tail, check, coach, go after, direct, dog, train, cultivate, take aim, take, track, tag, school, drag, hang back, drop behind, prepare

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. train

    To teach is simply to communicate knowledge; to instruct (originally, to build in or into, put in order) is to impart knowledge with special method and completeness; instruct has also an authoritative sense nearly equivalent to command. To educate is to draw out or develop harmoniously the mental powers, and, in the fullest sense, the moral powers as well. To train is to direct to a certain result powers already existing. Train is used in preference to educate when the reference is to the inferior animals or to the physical powers of man; as, to train a horse; to train the hand or eye. To discipline is to bring into habitual and complete subjection to authority; discipline is a severe word, and is often used as a euphemism for punish; to be thoroughly effective in war, soldiers must be disciplined as well as trained. To nurture is to furnish the care and sustenance necessary for physical, mental, and moral growth; nurture is a more tender and homelike word than educate. Compare EDUCATION.

    Synonyms:
    discipline, drill, educate, enlighten, give instruction, give lessons, inculcate, indoctrinate, inform, initiate, instill, instruct, nurture, school, teach, tutor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. train(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    trail, draw, drag, haul, tug

  2. train(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    educate, discipline, instruct, drill, school, exercise, nurture, breed, bring up, break in

  3. train(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    accustom, habituate, inure, use, familiarize

  4. train(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trail

  5. train(n.)

    Synonyms:
    retinue, suite, staff, followers, CORTÈGE, body of attendants

  6. train(n.)

    Synonyms:
    series, succession, consecution

  7. train(n.)

    Synonyms:
    course, process, method, order

  8. train(n.)

    Synonyms:
    line (as of cars connected together)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

trains, tren, training, rail, form, railway, formation, process, educate, subway, forming, trainset, convoy, tensile, forms


Translations for train

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • адәыҕбаAbkhaz
  • treinAfrikaans
  • قِطَارArabic
  • qatarAzerbaijani
  • цягні́к, параво́зBelarusian
  • влакBulgarian
  • ট্রেনBengali
  • karavanenn, trenBreton
  • entrenar, trenCatalan, Valencian
  • trénovat, cvičit, vlakCzech
  • hyfforddi, treinio, anelu, dysgu, ymarfer, gosgordd, dilyniant, trên, cerbydresWelsh
  • træne, øve, optog, række, slæb, tog, kædeDanish
  • trainieren, lehren, zielen, üben, Eisenbahn, Zug, GedankenfolgeGerman
  • εκπαιδεύω, εξασκώ, ασκούμαι, προπονούμαι, προπονώ, εξασκούμαι, γυμνάζομαι, ασκώ, στρέφω, ακολουθία, αλληλουχία, τραίνο, τρένο, αμαξοστοιχία, ουρά, ειρμόςGreek
  • trejni, trajno, vagonaroEsperanto
  • entrenar, entrenarse, trenSpanish
  • rongEstonian
  • قطار, ترنPersian
  • harjoitella, ohjata, opettaa, suunnata, kouluttaa, harjoittaa, jono, ketju, pulssijono, juna, kulkue, sarja, laahusFinnish
  • togFaroese
  • exercer, pointer, s'entraîner, former, entraîner, dompter, s'exercer, traîne, train, caravaneFrench
  • traeinIrish
  • trèan, teagaisgScottish Gaelic
  • adestrar, trenGalician
  • תירגל, תרגל, התאמן, רַכֶּבֶת, שיירהHebrew
  • रेलगाड़ी, ट्रेन, गाड़ीHindi
  • edz, kiképez, vonat, pulzus, karavánHungarian
  • գնացք, երթ, թափորArmenian
  • trainar, traino, caravanaInterlingua
  • kereta apiIndonesian
  • edukar, trenoIdo
  • lestIcelandic
  • esercitarsi, allenare, treno, carovanaItalian
  • 訓練, 照準, 練習, 鍛える, 汽車, 連続, 電車, トレーン, 行列, 尾, 列車Japanese
  • მატარებელიGeorgian
  • mogithiKikuyu, Gikuyu
  • поездKazakh
  • រទេះភ្លើងKhmer
  • 열차, 列車, 기차, 汽車Korean
  • شه‌مه‌نه‌فه‌رKurdish
  • trenCornish
  • поездKyrgyz
  • asporto, hamaxostichusLatin
  • ZuchLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ລົດໄຟLao
  • traukinysLithuanian
  • trenēties, apmācīt, karavāna, vilciensLatvian
  • tereinaMāori
  • низа, возMacedonian
  • പരിശീലിയ്ക്കുക, തീവണ്ടിMalayalam
  • галт тэрэгMongolian
  • keretapi, kereta api, trenMalay
  • မီးရထားBurmese
  • trainen, oefenen, stoet, trein, sleep, karavaan, rijDutch
  • trene, mosjonere, øve, togNorwegian
  • kǫʼ naʼałbąąsiiNavajo, Navaho
  • ishkodewidaabaanOjibwe, Ojibwa
  • поездOssetian, Ossetic
  • ćwiczyć, trenować, przesuwać się, wycelować, świta, układ, łańcuch, zespół, tren, pociąg, orszak, ciąg, seria, sznur, ogonPolish
  • instruir, [[exercitar]]-[[se]], treinar, praticar, comboio, sequência, arrasto, trem, sériePortuguese
  • trenRomanian
  • учи́ться, научи́ться, обучи́ться, учи́ть, натренирова́ться, тренирова́ться, обуча́ться, научи́ть, обуча́ть, обучи́ть, парово́з, карава́н, проце́ссия, се́рия, цепо́чка, шлейф, по́езд, сви́та, верени́ца, корте́ж, череда́, тренRussian
  • обучавати, обучавати се, obučavati se, obučavati, влак, voz, свита, пратња, шлеп, воз, vlak, svita, pratnja, šlepSerbo-Croatian
  • කෝච්චියSinhala, Sinhalese
  • vlakSlovak
  • vlakSlovene
  • trenAlbanian
  • öva, tåga, träna, tåg, kedja, persontåg, pulståg, godstågSwedish
  • gari moshi, treniSwahili
  • ரயில்Tamil
  • поездTajik
  • รถไฟThai
  • otly, türgenleşmekTurkmen
  • magsanay, trenTagalog
  • tren, katarTurkish
  • پويىزUyghur, Uighur
  • по́їздUkrainian
  • ریل گاڑی, گاڑی, ٹرینUrdu
  • poezdUzbek
  • tàu hỏa, xe lửaVietnamese

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