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Synonyms for subway
ˈsʌbˌweɪsub·way

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Princeton's WordNet2.9 / 8 votes

  1. metro, tube, underground, subway system, subwaynoun

    an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

    "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'"

    Synonyms:
    resistance, metro, electron tube, underground, thermionic vacuum tube, pipe, tubing, vacuum tube, tube-shaped structure, thermionic valve, underpass, subway system, thermionic tube, tube

  2. underpass, subwaynoun

    an underground tunnel or passage enabling pedestrians to cross a road or railway

    Synonyms:
    underground, metro, subway system, tube, underpass

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  1. List of paraphrases for "subway":

    metro, underpass, mtr, underground, irt, tunnel, mtrc, train, mtrcl, mcclane, tube

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Subway":

    Paul Masterson Presents Subway

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How to use subway in a sentence?

  1. Cynthia Nixon:

    We need more people who are public school kids, who are public school parents who ride the subway every day and who know what it's like to be preyed upon by landlords, as my mother and I were when I was Cynthia Nixon, we need more people elected to office who have a firsthand experience of that.

  2. Jack Kent Cooke:

    The guy Haberkorn — who is a professional personal injury lawyer — did a number on me, then he looked me up, found out who my dad is, and saw dollar signs when he learned my name. He assumed I was a billionaire, which I’m not, i live on a budget like anyone else, I get a monthly allowance, I am not shopping on Madison Avenue, I take the subway, and I am very frugal. I am not Paris Hilton.

  3. Eric Adams:

    The foundation is safety. We can talk about all the other pieces, but we have to be safe. If we're not safe, tourism is not going to return, no business is going to stay if their employees can't ride our subway systems to get to their office space.

  4. Dean Crutchfield:

    You're not entitled to your own facts. The public is, facts are stubborn things. The public and the media own their own facts. (Subway) is taking a position that reflects what the court of public opinion is likely to want to see.

  5. Willie Jessop:

    The sounds of silence, do you get it? We should have known he was a perv. Didn't see it. How do you miss this? It was written on the subway walls. But the silence like a cancer grew.


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