What is another word for turnpike?

Pronunciation: [tˈɜːnpa͡ɪk] (IPA)

A turnpike is a type of road that requires drivers to pay a toll in order to use it. Another word for turnpike is toll road. It is important to note that not all toll roads are called turnpikes. Depending on the region or country, other synonyms for turnpike include expressway, freeway, motorway, autobahn, throughway, and parkway. While some of these terms are specific to certain parts of the world, they all refer to a major road that typically has limited access and higher speed limits than normal city streets. Whether you refer to it as a turnpike or a freeway, make sure you have some change or an electronic toll pass ready when you are driving on one.

What are the hypernyms for Turnpike?

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

What are the hyponyms for Turnpike?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for turnpike (as nouns)

Usage examples for Turnpike

The old turnpike-keeper, a discharged soldier, who had only lately been sent there, and was thus unacquainted with any of us, cautiously closed the gate, knowing that travellers often forgot to pull up and pay.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston
When we settled to take this route, we forgot that there existed a turnpike on the road, an institution to which Irishmen have a decided objection.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston
Another at Summer-hill, in the Dudley road, altered in 1753. A remarkable one is also between the Salutation and the turnpike, in the Wolverhampton road.
"An History of Birmingham (1783)"
William Hutton

Famous quotes with Turnpike

  • When we were in the woods beyond Gowbarrow park we saw a few daffodils close to the water side…At last under the boughs of the trees, we saw that there was a long belt of them [: the end we did not see] along the shore, about the breadth of a country turnpike road. I never saw daffodils so beautiful they grew among the mossy stones about and about them; some rested their heads upon these stones as on a pillow for weariness and the rest tossed and reeled and danced and seemed as if they verily laughed with the wind that blew upon them over the lake, they looked so gay ever glancing ever changing.
    Dorothy Wordsworth
  • The duty of man is not a wilderness of turnpike gates, through which he is to pass by tickets from one to the other. It is plain and simple, and consists but of two points. His duty to God, which every man must feel; and with respect to his neighbor, to do as he would be done by. If those to whom power is delegated do well, they will be respected: if not, they will be despised; and with regard to those to whom no power is delegated, but who assume it, the rational world can know nothing of them.
    Thomas Paine

Related words: natural turnpike, hard turnpike, turnpike qatar, turning off the turnpike, southbound turnpike, new jersey turnpike

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