trained, past tense; trains, 3rd person singular present; training, present participle; trained, past participle;
Teach (a person or animal) a particular skill or type of behavior through practice and instruction over a period of time
the plan trains people for promotion
the dogs are trained to sniff out illegal stowaways
Be taught in such a way
he trained as a classicist
Cause (a mental or physical faculty) to be sharp, discerning, or developed as a result of instruction or practice
an alert mind and trained eye give astute evaluations
Cause (a plant) to grow in a particular direction or into a required shape
they trained roses over their houses
Undertake a course of exercise and diet in order to reach or maintain a high level of physical fitness, typically in preparation for participating in a specific sport or event
she trains three times a week
Cause to undertake such a course of exercise
the horse was trained in Paris
Reduce one's weight through diet and exercise in order to be fit for a particular event
he trained down to heavyweight
Point or aim something, typically a gun or camera, at
the detective trained his gun on the side door
Go by train
Charles trained to Chicago with Emily
Entice (someone) by offering pleasure or a reward
A series of railroad cars moved as a unit by a locomotive or by integral motors
a freight train
the journey took two hours by train
A succession of vehicles or pack animals traveling in the same direction
a camel train
A retinue of attendants accompanying an important person
A series of connected events
you may be setting in motion a train of events that will cause harm
A series of gears or other connected parts in machinery
a train of gears
A long piece of material attached to the back of a formal dress or robe that trails along the ground
A trail of gunpowder for firing an explosive charge
create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"
public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
string: a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding; "a string of islands"; "train of mourners"; "a train of thought"
undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession; "She is training to be a teacher"; "He trained as a legal aid"
caravan: a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file; "we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels"; "they joined the wagon train for safety"
discipline: develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
A train is a connected series of vehicles for rail transport that move along a track (permanent way) to transport freight or passengers from one place to another. The track usually consists of two rails, but might also be a monorail or maglev guideway.
The Redstone Acceleration & Innovation Network (TRAIN) is an organization launched by FasterCures in 2004 established to create opportunities for medical research organizations to discuss and overcome research challenges that cut across all diseases. ...
Train is a 2008 horror film, directed and written by Gideon Raff; the movie stars Thora Birch and Gideon Emery.
"Train" is the second rock single from 3 Doors Down's, self titled fourth studio album. The song was released as a rock radio only promo on May 19, 2008, and was one of the most added tracks. The song, though it has quite a heavy sound, shows elements of southern rock similar to Lynyrd Skynyrd. ...
Train is the 1998 debut album from the band Train. The album was self-produced for $25,000 and three singles from the album were released. The first single released, "Free," was largely a hit on rock stations. ...
Train is an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1994. The band currently comprises a core trio of Patrick Monahan (lead vocalist), Jimmy Stafford (guitar), and Scott Underwood (drummer).
A line of connected cars or carriages pushed or pulled by one or more locomotives, especially a railroad train which travels on a set of tracks; A group of animals, vehicles, or people that follow one another in a line, such as a wagon train; a caravan or procession; The men and vehicles ...
(trainful) The quantity contained in a train; A large quantity
(TRAINS) Definitely male, because they always use the same old lines for picking up people.
(TRAINS) are TRANSient, passing through towns and cities. If you are TRANSient you probably use a lot of TRANSportation.
(Trains) First Capital Connect operates the express non-stop train service which only takes around 45-50 mins, and semi-fast services which take just over an hour, from Cambridge to London Kings Cross. ...
(Trains) Put your students into one or more ‘trains’ by having them line up and hold onto each other’s shoulders. Shout out words such as ‘slowly’, ‘quickly’ to direct them around the room etc.
(Trains) Refers to investment trusts which are populated by corporate bonds. In October 2001, Morgan Stanley's Tradable Custodial Receipts (Tracers) was launched. Tracers contain a number of coporate bonds and credit default swaps which are selected for liquidity and diversity. ...
(Trains) The powerful nature of the locomotive symbolizes life and spirit, while the solid track implies the single-minded pursuit of ambition. ...
(Trains) This is the newest method of destroying the chav, and is most effective if they are creating their "art" (i.e. ...
(Trains) Unintended collision of a train with any vehicle
(trains) (in traffic control: Conventional control techniques; in traffic control: New concepts )
Trains are the cross-country transport of antiquity and therefore are often perceived as romantic. Dreams of this nature often reflect a hope for liaison on the part of the dreamer. The dream may unfold with the object of romance as a companion.
To see a train of cars moving in your dreams, you will soon have cause to make a journey. To be on a train and it appears to move smoothly along, though there is no track, denotes that you will be much worried over some affair which will eventually prove a source of profit to you. ...