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Definition of Train


  1. A heavy long sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, and the like.
  2. 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.
  3. To draw along; to trail; to drag.
  4. To draw by persuasion, artifice, or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure.
  5. 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.
  6. To break, tame, and accustom to draw, as oxen.
  7. 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.
  8. To trace, as a lode or any mineral appearance, to its head.
  9. To be drilled in military exercises; to do duty in a military company.
  10. To prepare by exercise, diet, instruction, etc., for any physical contest; as, to train for a boat race.
  11. That which draws along; especially, persuasion, artifice, or enticement; allurement.
  12. Hence, something tied to a lure to entice a hawk; also, a trap for an animal; a snare.
  13. That which is drawn along in the rear of, or after, something; that which is in the hinder part or rear.
  14. That part of a gown which trails behind the wearer.
  15. The after part of a gun carriage; the trail.
  16. The tail of a bird.
  17. A number of followers; a body of attendants; a retinue; a suite.
  18. A consecution or succession of connected things; a series.
  19. Regular method; process; course; order; as, things now in a train for settlement.
  20. The number of beats of a watch in any certain time.
  21. A line of gunpowder laid to lead fire to a charge, mine, or the like.
  22. A connected line of cars or carriages on a railroad.
  23. A heavy, long sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, and the like.
  24. A roll train; as, a 12-inch train.

Train Quotations

Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
Walt Disney

People's hearts are like wild animals. They attach their selves to those that love and train them.
Ali ibn Abi Talib

Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train.
Charles Barkley

The other thing is that if you rely solely on medication to manage depression or anxiety, for example, you have done nothing to train the mind, so that when you come off the medication, you are just as vulnerable to a relapse as though you had never taken the medication.
Daniel Goleman

I have advice for people - period - who are in unhealthy relationships: Follow your heart. It will get you to where you need to be. Sometimes it's hard, sometimes it's easy, the places that your heart takes you. But continue to follow it. Where the train leads you - you'll get there.
Erykah Badu
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Train Translations

train in Afrikaans is trein
train in Danish is tog
train in Dutch is gevolg
train in Finnish is juna, koulia
train in German is Zug, Eisenbahn
train in Italian is ammaestrare, educare, allenamento, ferroviario
train in Latin is comitatus
train in Norwegian is tog
train in Portuguese is comboio, trem
train in Spanish is adiestrar, ferrocarril, entrenar, tren
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