Road - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊd|  American pronunciation of the word road
Brit.  |rəʊd|  British pronunciation of the word road

noun

- an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation (syn: route)
- a way or means to achieve something

the road to fame

Examples

We'll cross the road up ahead at the crosswalk.

He drove off the road.

We parked by the side of the road.

There are lots of cars on the road this morning.

These country roads are beautiful.

A desolate stretch of road

Miles of road lay ahead.

The cabin is accessible by road.

The road goes / leads / runs to the church.

The road curves / winds.

There is only one road to peace and that is to stop the war.

I was driving along the road when a kid suddenly stepped out in front of me.

You'll see the library a bit further up the road.

I ran down the road to see what was happening.

There were loads of cars parked on the road.

Word forms

noun
singular: road
plural: roads
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