on the road

Definition of on the road

  1. 1 :  traveling especially in a car, truck, bus, etc. We've been on the road since Tuesday. Musicians often spend many months on the road.

  2. 2 of a vehicle :  being used You don't see too many of those cars on the road anymore.

  3. 3 :  in good enough condition to be legally driven It will cost $1,500 to get the car back on the road.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  roadstead

    :  an open way for vehicles, persons, and animals

    :  one lying outside of an urban district :  highway

Seen and Heard

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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