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train

noun uk   us   /treɪn/

train noun (VEHICLE)

A1 [C] a railway engine connected tocarriages for carrying people or to wheeled containers for carrying goods: a goods/freight/passenger train the train to/from Bristol a train journey/station Did you come by train? She caught/took the train to Edinburgh. Hurry up, or we'll miss (= arrive too late for) the train.

train noun (SERIES)

train of thought/events C2 a series of connected thoughts or events: What amazing train of thought led you from Napoleon to global warming? The book describes the train of events that led up to the assassination. [C] a line of animals, people, or things moving along together: a wagon train a mule/camel train

train noun (PART OF DRESS)

[C] the part of a long dress that spreads out onto the floor behind the person wearing it: an elaborate wedding dress with a long train

train

verb uk   us   /treɪn/

train verb (PREPARE)

B1 [I or T] to prepare someone or yourself for a job, activity, or sport, by learning skills and/or by mental or physical exercise: She trained as a pilot. [+ to infinitive] Isn't Michael training to be a lawyer? [+ to infinitive] I've had to train myself to be more assertive at work. She trained hard for the race, sometimes running as much as 60 miles a week.humorous I'm trying to train my boyfriend to do the occasional bit of housework.
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train verb (AIM)

[T usually + adv/prep] formal to aim or point a gun, camera, light, etc. at someone or something: With five guns suddenly trained on him, he was understandably nervous.

train verb (DIRECT GROWTH)

[T] to direct the growth of a plant in a particular direction by cutting it and tying it: The vines were trained over an arch, providing shade as well as fruit.
(Definition of train from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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