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. :  a connected line of railroad cars with or without a locomotive

    :  an automotive tractor with one or more trailer units

    :  retinue, suite

  1. :  to teach so as to make fit, qualified, or proficient

    :  to form by instruction, discipline, or drill

    :  to make prepared (as by exercise) for a test of skill

  1. :  scheme, trick

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