Idioms about road
- traveling, especially as a sales representative.
- on tour, as a theatrical company: The musical ends its New York run next week to go on the road.
- started; under way: We need funds to get the project on the road.
Origin of road
OTHER WORDS FROM roadroadless, adjectiveroad·less·ness, nounin·ter·road, adjective
Words nearby road
How to use road in a sentence
We heard it everywhere across the country that many people took to the open roads thinking that they could speed, and speed significantly.Traffic counts fell during the coronavirus pandemic, but road fatalities still increased|Luz Lazo|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
However, temperatures should fall below freezing not long after dark, creating some slick spots on untreated roads and walkways.Snow expected tonight, mainly south of D.C., before possible ice on Saturday|Jason Samenow, Wes Junker|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Temperatures are 31 to 33 degrees north of the Beltway, where you may encounter slick spots, especially on untreated roads.D.C.-area forecast: Snow and wintry mix taper off this morning, while ice concerns mount for Saturday|David Streit|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Driving along the C&O Canal Scenic Byway makes for a great road trip.
At that point, temperatures may fall closer to freezing and snow accumulation may pick up, even on roads.Snow and wintry mix continue overnight, especially north of District|Jason Samenow, Wes Junker, Andrew Freedman|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
So I drove around the corner to the trailhead of the logging road that led back to the crash site.
As he drove me back to the logging road, Frank told me about the area in his deep voice.
Shrubs and small trees dot a parched landscape along the road from Turbat to the border.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For many Republicans presidential hopefuls, the road to the nomination passes through the Hawkeye State.Can This Republican Bring the GOP Back to Its Senses on Immigration?|Tim Mak|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All the roads into Iraqi Kurdistan and toward Baghdad are closed and now the road toward Syria is also blocked.Has the Kurdish Victory at Sinjar Turned the Tide of ISIS War?|Niqash|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
She set off down Trafalgar Road in the mist and the rain, glad that she had been compelled to walk.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
The first rail road opened in Brazil, the emperor and empress being present at the inauguration.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The intricacies and abrupt turns in the road separated him from his immediate followers.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for road
- an open way, usually surfaced with asphalt or concrete, providing passage from one place to another
- (as modifier)road traffic; a road map; a road sign
- (in combination)the roadside
- a street
- (capital when part of a name)London Road
- US short for railroad
- British one of the tracks of a railway
- travelling, esp as a salesman
- (of a theatre company, pop group, etc) on tour
- leading a wandering life
Derived forms of roadroadless, adjective
Word Origin for road
Other Idioms and Phrases with road
In addition to the idioms beginning with road
- road hog
- road show
- road to hell is paved with good intentions, the
- all roads lead to Rome
- down the line (road)
- end of the line (road)
- get the show on the road
- hit the road
- one for the road
- on the road