Definition of car
- The train has 20 cars.
- traveled to Boston by car
I'll wait in the car.
He got into the car and drove away.
She bought a new car.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a vehicle that has four wheels and an engine and that is used for carrying passengers on roads
: a separate section of a train
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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