Textual thesaurus for "train"

(noun) gear, gearing, geartrain, power 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

(noun) 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

(noun) wagon train, caravan

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

(noun) string

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

(verb) 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

(verb) prepare, develop, educate

create by training and teaching

The old master is training world-class violinists; we develop the leaders for the future

(verb) coach

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

(verb) aim, direct, take, take aim

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

(verb) trail

drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground

The toddler was trailing his pants; She trained her long scarf behind her

(verb) rail

travel by rail or train

They railed from Rome to Venice; She trained to Hamburg

(verb) prepare, groom

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

(verb) civilise, civilize, school, educate, cultivate

teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

Cultivate your musical taste; Train your tastebuds; She is well schooled in poetry

(verb) discipline, condition, check

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

Parents must discipline their children; Is this dog trained?