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training

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 something done over and over in order to develop skill
  • a boxer who's been doing a lot of training with his footwork

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2 the act or process of imparting knowledge or skills to another
  • entered a convent for religious training

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3 a period of undergoing practical instruction in one's job or career
  • on-the-job training
  • teacher training

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training

verb
present participle of train

Synonyms & Antonyms of training (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to bring to a proper or desired state of fitness
  • has been training track-and-field athletes at the school for years

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  • deconditioning
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

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4 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal
  • trained his eyes on the distant bull's-eye

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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

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The first known use of training was in 1537

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“Training.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/training. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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