Definition of road
- on the road to success
- the team is on the road
- on tour with the musical's road company
We'll cross the road up ahead at the crosswalk.
He drove off the road.
We parked by the side of the road.
There are lots of cars on the road this morning.
These country roads are beautiful.
a desolate stretch of road
Miles of road lay ahead.
The cabin is accessible by road.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a hard flat surface for vehicles, people, and animals to travel on
: a process or a course of action that leads to a certain result
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