in train

Definition of in train

British, formal

  1. :  in an active state or condition a process that had been in train for decades A decision has been made and the plans have been set in train.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  scheme, trick

  1. :  a part of a gown that trails behind the wearer

    :  retinue, suite

    :  a moving file of persons, vehicles, or animals

  1. :  trail, drag

    :  to direct the growth of (a plant) usually by bending, pruning, and tying

    :  to form by instruction, discipline, or drill

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