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Synonyms for subway
ˈsʌbˌweɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. metro, tube, underground, subway system, subway(noun)

    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, subway(noun)

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

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce subway?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say subway in sign language?

  1. subway

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How to use subway in a sentence?

  1. Lucas Acosta:

    I was just on my way to eat with a friend, but we had to cancel everything. Theres no subway, nothing is working.

  2. John Miller:

    Counterterrorism patrol in the subway system, where they're supposed to be, alert public, coming together, assessing the scene, bomb squad got here very quickly, was able to go through their procedures and determine that these items were not a physical threat.

  3. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont:

    CORONAVIRUS : WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW The governors said essential businesses like supermarkets and gas stations will be able to stay open after 8 p.m., though all non-essential businesses must close, including movie theaters and casinos. Restaurants will be able to offer take-out and delivery. A subway customer walks through an empty underground passage in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, March 16, 2020. ( AP Photo/John Minchillo) The steps mark the latest escalation of efforts to keep people apart in the New York metropolitan area, and an attempt to coordinate a response to the COVID-19 crisis. CORONAVIRUS IN THE US : STATE-BY-STATE BREAKDOWN Weve got to work through this together. The feds have been asleep at the switch.

  4. Jack Larson:

    To me, it was a nightmare, everywhere I went, it was,' Jimmy Olsen ! Jimmy Olsen ! Hey, Jimmy Olsen, where’s Superman ?' Suddenly, I couldn't take the bus or the subway anymore. It absolutely freaked me out.

  5. De Blasio:

    If Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman're sick, Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman shouldn't be going on the subway, if you are traveling by subway and the train that comes up is all packed and you can possibly wait for the next train in the hopes it might be less packed, please do.


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