Definition of car
2 : the passenger compartment of an elevator
3 : the part of an airship or balloon that carries the passengers and cargo
Examples of car in a Sentence
I'll wait in the car.
He got into the car and drove away.
She bought a new car.
Origin and Etymology of car
Middle English carre, from Anglo-French, from Latin carra, plural of carrum, alteration of carrus, of Celt origin; akin to Old Irish & Middle Welsh carr vehicle; akin to Latin currere to run
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of CAR
civil air regulations
CAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of car for English Language Learners
: a vehicle that has four wheels and an engine and that is used for carrying passengers on roads
: a separate section of a train
CAR Defined for Kids
Definition of car for Students
1 : a vehicle that moves on wheels
2 : a separate section of a train
3 : the part of an elevator that holds passengers
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