lane Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “lane” - Learner’s Dictionary

lane

noun [C]     /leɪn/
PART
B2 part of a road or track that is separated from the other parts, usually by a painted line: the inside/middle/outside lane the fast/slow lane They're widening the road from two to three lanes.AthleticsSurfaces on which sports take place
ROAD
B2 a narrow road, usually in the countryside: We drove down a winding country lane.Routes and roads in generalRural and suburban roads
BOATS/AIRCRAFT
a route that is regularly used by boats or aircraft: It's one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.Routes and roads in general
(Definition of lane from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More