verb Date: 1881 intransitive verb to get off a railroad train transitive verb to remove from a railroad train • detrainment noun

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  • Detrain — De*train , v. i. & t. To alight, or to cause to alight, from a railway train. [Eng.] London Graphic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • detrain — [dē trān′] vi., vt. to get off or remove from a railroad train detrainment n …   English World dictionary

  • detrain — UK [diːˈtreɪn] / US [dɪˈtreɪn] verb [intransitive] Word forms detrain : present tense I/you/we/they detrain he/she/it detrains present participle detraining past tense detrained past participle detrained American formal to get off a train …   English dictionary

  • detrain — verb /ˈdi.tɹeɪn/ a) To exit from a train; to disembark If you plan to detrain at the next stop, please begin gathering your belongings. b) to remove a passenger or passengers from a train; to evacuate passengers from a train. Following the… …   Wiktionary

  • detrain — detrainment, n. /dee trayn /, v.i. 1. to alight from a railway train; arrive by train. 2. Meteorol. to transfer air from an organized air current to the surrounding atmosphere (opposed to entrain). [1880 85; DE + TRAIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • detrain — Synonyms and related words: alight, come to land, debark, debus, deplane, disembark, disemplane, dock, drop anchor, go ashore, land, make a landfall, make land, make port, moor, put in, put into port, reach land, tie up, unboat …   Moby Thesaurus

  • detrain — de|train [ di treın ] verb intransitive AMERICAN FORMAL to get off a train …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • detrain — de·train || ‚diː treɪn v. get off of a train, leave a train; cause to leave a train …   English contemporary dictionary

  • detrain — trained …   Anagrams dictionary

  • detrain — verb leave or cause to leave a train. Derivatives detrainment noun …   English new terms dictionary

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