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Synonyms for rail
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. railing, rail(noun)

    a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

    Synonyms:
    rails, track, runway, railing

  2. rail(noun)

    short for railway

    "he traveled by rail"; "he was concerned with rail safety"

    Synonyms:
    rails, track, runway, railing

  3. track, rail, rails, runway(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, data track, cartroad, raceway, racecourse, cart track, caterpillar track, caterpillar tread, cut, runway, trail, lead, track, path, railing, course, racetrack, running

  4. rail(noun)

    a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)

    Synonyms:
    rails, track, runway, railing

  5. rail(verb)

    any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud

    Synonyms:
    rails, track, runway, railing

  6. rail, inveigh(verb)

    complain bitterly

    Synonyms:
    declaim, fulminate, vilify, train, vituperate, revile, rail off, inveigh, rail in

  7. rail, rail in(verb)

    enclose with rails

    "rail in the old graves"

    Synonyms:
    fulminate, vilify, train, vituperate, revile, rail off, inveigh, rail in

  8. rail(verb)

    provide with rails

    "The yard was railed"

    Synonyms:
    fulminate, vilify, train, vituperate, revile, rail off, inveigh, rail in

  9. rail, rail off(verb)

    separate with a railing

    "rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace"

    Synonyms:
    fulminate, vilify, train, vituperate, revile, rail off, inveigh, rail in

  10. rail(verb)

    convey (goods etc.) by rails

    "fresh fruit are railed from Italy to Belgium"

    Synonyms:
    fulminate, vilify, train, vituperate, revile, rail off, inveigh, rail in

  11. train, rail(verb)

    travel by rail or train

    "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg"

    Synonyms:
    aim, educate, cultivate, civilise, vituperate, civilize, groom, develop, discipline, take aim, vilify, check, condition, train, direct, coach, trail, inveigh, revile, take, rail off, rail in, fulminate, school, prepare

  12. rail(verb)

    lay with rails

    "hundreds of miles were railed out here"

    Synonyms:
    fulminate, vilify, train, vituperate, revile, rail off, inveigh, rail in

  13. rail(verb)

    fish with a handline over the rails of a boat

    "They are railing for fresh fish"

    Synonyms:
    fulminate, vilify, train, vituperate, revile, rail off, inveigh, rail in

  14. vilify, revile, vituperate, rail(verb)

    spread negative information about

    "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"

    Synonyms:
    fulminate, vilify, train, vituperate, revile, rail off, inveigh, rail in

  15. fulminate, rail(verb)

    criticize severely

    "He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare"; "She railed against the bad social policies"

    Synonyms:
    vituperate, vilify, train, revile, fulminate, rail off, inveigh, rail in

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rail(v)

    Synonyms:
    censure, scold, bluster, scoff, chide, objurgate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rail(v)

    Synonyms:
    upbraid, reproach, censure, scoff

How to pronounce rail?

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How to say rail in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use rail in a sentence?

  1. Tony Marnell:

    This inflexible requirement has been a fundamental barrier to financing high-speed rail in our country, is our leadership going to force projects throughout the United States to seek financial support for infrastructure in our country from foreign governments?

  2. Greg Stringham:

    I suspect there may be some dampening on that, early indications are with low oil prices and the higher cost of rail it is tough to continue that (pace) going forward.

  3. Brandon Dobell:

    If sand is sand, then what matters is a facility on a rail that allows you to ship 100 railcars at once and beat me by $20 to $40 a ton in costs, the market is still very focused on costs.

  4. The LTA:

    Rail operators, relieved of heavy capital expenditure, can focus on providing reliable and well-maintained rail services for commuters.

  5. Getachew Betru:

    The light rail is not a commercial business, it is a social infrastructure. Economically it's not very expensive, the longest you go you pay nothing more than 30¢. It is reliable, you can time yourself to go anywhere you want to go. So the convenient effect will give an added value to the city of Addis.


Translations for rail

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  • سكة حديديةArabic
  • carrilCatalan, Valencian
  • koleje, kolejnice, kolej, zábradlí, železniceCzech
  • rhegenWelsh
  • skinneDanish
  • Bahn, Gleis, Fensterkreuz, Reling, Kreuz, Gleise, Geländer, Ralle, Balken, hetzen, Schiene, Eisenbahn, TürkreuzGerman
  • ράγαGreek
  • carril, rascón, carrilera, railSpanish
  • raudteeEstonian
  • ریلPersian
  • hyökätä, [[matkustaa]] [[junalla]], rautatie, mangrovekana, kisko, rääkkä, aidata, huitti, rata, luhtakana, [[järjestää]] [[jonoon]], vaahdota, kaide, räikkä, haukkuaFinnish
  • rail, râleFrench
  • rèileScottish Gaelic
  • התלונןHebrew
  • sín, vasútHungarian
  • inferriata, divisorio, balaustra, binario, ringhiera, recriminare, rotaia, battagliola, parapetto, rallo, lamentarsi, ferrovia, porciglione, barra, grata, asta divisoria, corrimano, strada ferrata, inveireItalian
  • 線路, ゴネる, 鉄道, 手すり, クイナ, ののしるJapanese
  • kaho, tangotangoMāori
  • railDutch
  • rekkverk, sprosse, skinne, jernbane, gelender, slåNorwegian
  • szynaPolish
  • trilho, carrilPortuguese
  • șinăRomanian
  • поручни, поперечина, железная дорога, перекладина, пастушок, ругать, рельс, перилаRussian
  • tračnica, šinaSerbo-Croatian
  • capovoznikSlovene
  • smäda, slå, räls, skena, spröjs, räl, räcke, rall, skällaSwedish
  • ทางรถไฟThai
  • rilesTagalog
  • DemiryoluTurkish
  • Chinese

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