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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
road (noun)
1.
- roadstead often used in plural
2.
a) an open way for vehicles, persons, and animals , especially one lying outside of an urban district - highway
b) - roadbed
3.
a route or way to an end, conclusion, or circumstance - on the road to success
4.
- railway
5.
a series of scheduled visits or appearances (as games or performances) in several locations or the travel necessary to make these visits - the team is on the road on tour with the musical's road company
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
road (noun)
1.
a passage cleared for public vehicular travel
SYNONIMS:
arterial, artery, avenue, boulevard, carriageway, drag, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, pike, road, roadway, route, row, street, thoroughfare, thruway, trace, turnpike
RELATED WORDS:
causeway; autobahn, autoroute, autostrada, dual carriageway [], interstate, motorway [], superhighway; beltway, bypass, parkway, ring road []; corniche, switchback; through street; high street [], Main Street; backstreet, branch, bystreet, byway, crossroad, secondary road, shunpike, side road, side street; alley, alleyway; circle, lane, laneway [], mews [], place; close [], cul-de-sac, dead end; corridor; track, trail
road (noun)
2.
a roadway overlaid with parallel steel rails over which trains travel
SYNONIMS:
rail, railway, road
RELATED WORDS:
el, elevated, elevated railroad; monorail
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