Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun train

6 senses of train

Sense 1
train, railroad train -- (public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction")
       => public transport -- (conveyance for passengers or mail or freight)

Sense 2
string, train -- (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")
       => series -- (similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies")

Sense 3
caravan, train, wagon train -- (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")
       => procession -- (the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation; "processions were forbidden")

Sense 4
train -- (a series of consequences wrought by an event; "it led to a train of disasters")
       => consequence, aftermath -- (the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual)

Sense 5
train -- (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")
       => piece of cloth, piece of material -- (a separate part consisting of fabric)

Sense 6
gearing, gear, geartrain, power train, train -- (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")
       => wheelwork -- (mechanical device including an arrangement of wheel in a machine (especially a train of gears))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb train

11 senses of train

Sense 1
train, develop, prepare, educate -- (create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future")
       => teach, learn, instruct -- (impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat")

Sense 2
train, prepare -- (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")
       => learn, study, read, take -- (be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam")

Sense 3
discipline, train, check, condition -- (develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?")
       => develop, make grow -- (cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple")

Sense 4
prepare, groom, train -- (educate 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")
       => educate -- (give an education to; "We must educate our youngsters better")

Sense 5
educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise -- (teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry")
       => polish, refine, fine-tune, down -- (improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing")

Sense 6
aim, take, train, take aim, direct -- (point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "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")
       => position -- (cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation)

Sense 7
coach, train -- (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")
       => teach, learn, instruct -- (impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat")

Sense 8
train -- (exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition; "She is training for the Olympics")
       => exercise, work out -- (do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day")

Sense 9
train -- (cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it; "train the vine")
       => control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate -- (lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger")

Sense 10
train, rail -- (travel by rail or train; "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg")
       => ride -- (be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day")

Sense 11
trail, train -- (drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground; "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her")
       => drag -- (pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him")

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