detrain

verb de·train \ (ˌ)dē-ˈtrān \

Definition of detrain

: to get off a railroad train
: to remove from a railroad train

detrainment

play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of detrain in a Sentence

  1. They were the first passengers to detrain.

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First Known Use of detrain

1881

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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Definition of detrain for English Language Learners

  • : to get off a train


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