Train - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding (syn: string)
- a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file (syn: caravan)
- a series of consequences wrought by an event
- piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor
- wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed (syn: gear, gearing)
- undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession (syn: prepare)
- develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control (syn: check, condition, discipline)
- educate for a future role or function (syn: groom, prepare)
- teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment (syn: civilize, cultivate, educate, school)
- point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards (syn: aim, direct, take)
- teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports (syn: coach)
- exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition
- cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it
- travel by rail or train (syn: rail)
- drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground (syn: trail)
He was never formally trained as a chef.
I've been trained in first aid.
I'm training her to take over my job when I retire.
My boss is training me on the new equipment.
We need to train more nurses.
They are highly trained professionals.
I'm training to be a nurse.
I trained at that hospital.
He's training as a chef.
She had to train her mind to think scientifically.
My uncle thought I'd better train to be a doctor.
We took a train to the city.
The train arrives / pulls in.
The train leaves / pulls out.
The train is off.
present participle: training
past tense: trained
past participle: trained