Related formshalf-train·ing, adjectivenon·train·ing, adjective, nounpre·train·ing, nounself-train·ing, noun
Definition for training (2 of 2)
- the trace of light created by a meteor falling through the earth's atmosphere.
- the tail of a comet.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of train
Examples from the Web for training
The training, at least as described by the U.S. military, is incredibly basic.
Training in Taji began Dec. 20; a week later, 218 Iraqis began receiving training in Anbar.
After the six-week training, the forces will be deployed to confront the Islamic State, officials said.
As a result, training squadrons—called Formal Training Units (FTU)—are being staffed with less than half the people they need.Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says|Dave Majumdar|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So, what happens if nothing in his training has replicated such a dire condition?Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Near the college grounds is a race course, with training stables attached.
This training is as much a guarantee of success as any other method known.Clairvoyance and Occult Powers|Swami Panchadasi
Father Nugent's training from the time we were young boys had been invaluable.The Life Story of an Old Rebel|John Denvir
The manner of renewing refers to pruning and not to training, for either can be used in any method of training.Manual of American Grape-Growing|U. P. Hedrick
In training Pg 25 this point may be marked by a piece of paper.Three Hundred Things a Bright Boy Can Do|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for training (1 of 2)
- the process of bringing a person, etc, to an agreed standard of proficiency, etc, by practice and instructiontraining for the priesthood; physical training
- (as modifier)training college
- undergoing physical training
- physically fit
British Dictionary definitions for training (2 of 2)
- a line of coaches or wagons coupled together and drawn by a railway locomotive
- (as modifier)a train ferry
Derived Formstrainable, adjectivetrainless, adjective
Word Origin for train
Idioms and Phrases with training
In addition to the idiom beginning with train
- train of thought
- gravy train