Origin of car1
OTHER WORDS FROM carcarless, adjective
Other definitions for car (2 of 4)
Origin of car2
Other definitions for car (3 of 4)
Origin of CAR
Other definitions for car (4 of 4)
How to use car in a sentence
The most recent issue contains detailed instructions for building car bombs, and the magazine frequently draws up hit-lists.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A Charlie Hebdo reporter said that security provision had been relaxed in the last month or so and the police car disappeared.
The offices were firebombed in 2011; no one was hurt but a permanent police car was subsequently stationed outside.
They all immediately dashed out to their car to catch the bad guys.
Father Joel Román Salazar died in a car crash in 2013; his death was ruled an accident, but the suspicion of foul play persists.
But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
There he gave orders for the car to be put into running condition for the following morning, and returned to the hotel.
At six o'clock I felt once more the welcome motion of a Railroad car, and at eight was in Venice.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The wheezy, crazy mechanism of the car went to bits in unexpected places.
Mais ce n'est pas de merveille; car, comme j'ay dict, ils sont enfans.
British Dictionary definitions for car (1 of 2)
- Also called: motorcar, automobile a self-propelled road vehicle designed to carry passengers, esp one with four wheels that is powered by an internal-combustion engine
- (as modifier)car coat