Meaning of “train” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /treɪn/

B2 to teach someone how to do something, usually a skill that is needed for a job:

We are training all our staff in how to use the new computer system.
[ + to do sth ] The aid workers trained local people to give the injections.

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B2 to learn the skills you need to do a job:

He trained as a lawyer in Vienna.
I'm trained in basic first aid.
SPORT [ I, T ]

B1 to practise a sport or exercise, often in order to prepare for a sporting event, or to help someone to do this:

He's been training hard for the race for several weeks now.

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