Definition of TRAIN

to bring to a proper or desired state of fitness <has been training track-and-field athletes at the school for years>
Synonyms season, train
Antonyms decondition
to cause to acquire knowledge or skill in some field <will train the students in good study habits>
to fix (as one's attention) steadily toward a central objective <train all your thoughts on imagining how you'd score the winning goal in the game>
Related Words aim, direct, home (in on), hone in (on), level, nail, point, set, zero (in on); attend, heed, mind; fixate (on), obsess (over); refocus
to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal <trained his eyes on the distant bull's-eye>
to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function <he's so experienced that they usually use him to train new recruits>

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