Meaning of “station” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈsteɪʃən/
Extra Examples
She jumped into a taxi and rushed to the station.My house is near the station.A girl was handing out leaflets at the station.I went to the station on the off-chance that she'd be there, but she wasn't on any of the trains from London.I arrived at the station with more than an hour to spare.

A1 a building where trains stop so that you can get on or off them:

Dad met me at the station.
bus station also UK coach station

A2 a building where a bus starts or ends its journey


a building where a particular service is based:

UK a petrol station/ US a gas station

(Definition of “station noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)