plural of train
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as in entourages
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

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as in fleets
a group of vehicles traveling together or under one management a train of supply trucks making its way to the army encampment

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as in queues
a series of persons or things arranged one behind another already a long train of ticket buyers waiting outside the stadium

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trains

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verb

present tense third-person singular of train
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as in focuses
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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as in equips
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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“Trains.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trains. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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