Synonyms and Antonyms of train

  1. 1 a body of employees or servants who accompany and wait on a person a movie star who never goes anywhere without a train of personal assistants to cater to his every whim and need Synonyms entourage, following, posse, retinue, suite, tail, cortegeRelated Words crew, personnel, staff; court; assistant, attendant, helper, retainer

  2. 2 a group of vehicles traveling together or under one management a train of supply trucks making its way to the army encampment Synonyms armada, caravan, cavalcade, line, motorcade, fleetRelated Words argosy, convoy, flotilla, navy; column, cortege (also cortège), parade, procession

  3. 3 a series of persons or things arranged one behind another already a long train of ticket buyers waiting outside the stadium Synonyms column, cue, file, queue, range, string, lineRelated Words echelon, rank, row, tier; chain, progression, sequence, succession; array

  4. 4 a series of things linked together you've broken my train of thought—now what were we talking about? Synonyms catena, catenation, concatenation, consecution, nexus, progression, sequence, string, chainRelated Words chain reaction; belt, circle, cycle, vicious circle (also vicious cycle); continuum, gamut, gauntlet (also gantlet), scale, spectrum; flow, river, stream; file, line, queue, range, row, succession



Synonyms and Antonyms of train

  1. 1 to bring to a proper or desired state of fitness has been training track-and-field athletes at the school for years Synonyms season, conditionRelated Words fit, habilitate, prepare, ready; acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adapt, adjust, break in, orient, orientate, shape; accustom, familiarize, habituate, naturalize; fortify, harden, inure, season, shape up, steel, strengthen, toughenAntonyms decondition

  2. 2 to cause to acquire knowledge or skill in some field will train the students in good study habits Synonyms educate, indoctrinate, instruct, lesson, school, teach, tutorRelated Words coach, mentor; drill, fit, ground, habilitate, prepare, prime, qualify; direct, guide, lead, rear; catechize, lecture, moralize, preach; implant, inculcate, instill (also instil); homeschool; edify, enlighten; brief, familiarize, impart (to), inform, verse; initiate, introduce, show; reeducate, reschool, reteach, retrain

  3. 3 to fix (as one's attention) steadily toward a central objective train all your thoughts on imagining how you'd score the winning goal in the game Synonyms center, fasten, focus, rivet, concentrateRelated Words aim, direct, home (in on), hone in (on), level, nail, point, set, zero (in on); attend, heed, mind; fixate (on), obsess (over); refocus

  4. 4 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal trained his eyes on the distant bull's-eye Synonyms bend, cast, direct, head, hold, level, pinpoint, set, aimRelated Words sight; bear, face; concentrate, focus; incline, orient, steerNear Antonyms avert, curve, deflect, detour, divert, rechannel, shunt, sidetrack

  5. 5 to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function he's so experienced that they usually use him to train new recruits Synonyms equip, fit, prepare, ready, season, qualifyRelated Words accustom, adapt, adjust, condition, groom, habituate, shape, tailor; authorize, entitle; empower, enable; educate, indoctrinate, instruct, school, teach, tutor

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