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rail

rail - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rail

Definition
(noun) a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
Synonyms : railing

Definition
(noun) short for railway
Example Sentence
  • he traveled by rail
  • he was concerned with rail safety

Definition
(noun) a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
Synonyms : rails , runway , track

Definition
(noun) a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)
Definition
(noun) any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud
Definition
(verb) complain bitterly
Synonyms : inveigh

Definition
(verb) enclose with rails
Synonyms : rail in
Example Sentence
  • rail in the old graves

Definition
(verb) provide with rails
Example Sentence
  • The yard was railed

Definition
(verb) separate with a railing
Synonyms : rail off
Example Sentence
  • rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace

Definition
(verb) convey (goods etc.) by rails
Example Sentence
  • fresh fruit are railed from Italy to Belgium

Definition
(verb) travel by rail or train
Synonyms : train
Example Sentence
  • They railed from Rome to Venice
  • She trained to Hamburg

Definition
(verb) lay with rails
Example Sentence
  • hundreds of miles were railed out here

Definition
(verb) fish with a handline over the rails of a boat
Example Sentence
  • They are railing for fresh fish

Definition
(verb) spread negative information about
Synonyms : revile , vilify , vituperate
Example Sentence
  • The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews

Definition
(verb) criticize severely
Synonyms : fulminate
Example Sentence
  • He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare
  • She railed against the bad social policies

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rail

rail sounds like rail or train so when you missed your rail, your father scolded you for not reaching on time....
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by MAHIMA

++Mahima There is no day on which I didn't complain bitterly about railways. (everything is far below the mark).
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by garrulous

" he railed against the mismanagement of the rail authority."
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by nasri

kisi ki RAIL nikalna - to scold sumbody
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by rajatjain14

Rail(railway)...when we think about rail ways in India, we always complain in loud abusive language because of dirty r=things like SHIT falling on tracks, dirty toilets what else you want????
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by nileshdive

similar to GRILL; and literally grill (BBQ grill) and rail (train rail) have similar looks
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by usairforce1985

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