lane Definition in Cambridge American English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of "lane" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

lanenoun [C]

 us   /leɪn/

lane noun [C] (PATH)

one of two or more marked paths in a road to keep vehicles traveling in the same direction a safe distance apart: That section of Interstate 95 is a four-lane highway, with two northbound lanes and two southbound lanes. A lane in a running track or swimming pool is a narrow section marked to keep the competitors apart.

lane noun [C] (ROAD)

a narrow road, esp. in the countryside or in a small town
(Definition of lane from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of lane?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “lane” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
social security

a system of payments made by the government to people who are ill, poor, or who have no job

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More