train

I
n.
row of connected railroad cars

1) to drive a train

2) to shunt trains (onto different tracks)

3) to board, get on; catch; get off; miss; take a train (we took a train to the city)

4) to change trains (we'll have to change trains in Chicago)

5) to flag down; hold; stop a train (to stop a train by pulling the communication/emergency cord)

6) a boat; commuter; down (BE) ('from a city'); electric; elevated; express; freight (AE), goods (BE); hospital; inbound; local; long-distance; outbound; passenger; shuttle; slow (BE); stopping (BE); suburban; through; up (BE) ('to a city') train

7) a train arrives, pulls in; derails; leaves, pulls out; stops

8) a train for, to; from (the train from Exeter to London)

9) by train (to travel by train)

10) aboard, on a train (we met on the train)

column

11) a mule; supply; wagon train

mechanism for transmitting power

12) a power train

II
v.

1) (D; intr., tr.) to train for (to train for the Olympics)

2) (D; tr.) to train in (to train smb. in defensive driving)

3) (d; tr.) ('to aim') to train on (he trained his gun on the intruder)

4) (H) they were trained to react instantaneously to an attack; they trained the workers to be precise

* * *
[treɪn]
derails
electric
elevated
inbound
leaves
local
longdistance
outbound
pulls in
pulls out
stops
suburban
they trained the workers to be precise
through
to
up (BE) ('to a city') train
wagon train
down ('from a city'; BE)
freight (AE)
goods (BE)
slow (BE)
from (the train from Exeter to London)
stop a train (to stop a train by pulling the communication/ emergency cord)
on a train (we met on the train)
take a train (we took a train to the city)
(H) they were trained to react instantaneously to an attack
['column'] a mule
['mechanism for transmitting power'] a power train
['row of connected railroad cars'] to drive a train
a boat
a train arrives
a train for
to board
to flag down
(d; tr.) ('to aim') to train on (he trained his gun on the intruder)
to shunt trains (onto different tracks)
by train (to travel by train)
(D; intr., tr.) to train for (to train for the Olympics)
(D; tr.) to train in (to train smb. in defensive driving)
to change trains (we'll have to change trains in Chicago)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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