What is another word for railroad?

681 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɹˈe͡ɪlɹə͡ʊd], [ ɹˈe‍ɪlɹə‍ʊd], [ ɹ_ˈeɪ_l_ɹ_əʊ_d]

Railroad is a word used to describe an extensive network of tracks used for transportation of goods and people. The term has its roots in the early 19th century when steam engines started revolutionising transportation. However, there are many alternative words that can be used instead of "railroad" such as railway, train system, track network, or even simply - the rails. The word "train" can also be used to describe a transportation system that runs on rails, or "metro" which is commonly used in urban contexts. Other less common synonyms for railroad include tramway, monorail, and transporter system. Ultimately, the choice of word used may depend on the context and geographic location.

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  • Equivalence

  • Forward Entailment

    • Proper noun, singular
      rail.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      rail.
  • Independent

    • Noun, singular or mass
      Trackage, officers, railwaymen.
    • Verb, base form
      lay.
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What are the hypernyms for Railroad?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Railroad?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

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