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Synonyms for thoroughfare
ˈθɜr əˌfɛər, ˈθʌr-thor·ough·fare

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. thoroughfare

    Wherever there is room for one object to pass another there is a way. A road (originally a rideway) is a prepared way for traveling with horses or vehicles, always the latter unless the contrary is expressly stated; a way suitable to be traversed only by foot-passengers or by animals is called a path, bridle-path, or track; as, the roads in that country are mere bridle-paths. A road may be private; a highway or highroad is public, highway being a specific name for a road legally set apart for the use of the public forever; a highway may be over water as well as over land. A route is a line of travel, and may be over many roads. A street is in some center of habitation, as a city, town, or village; when it passes between rows of dwellings the country road becomes the village street. An avenue is a long, broad, and imposing or principal street. Track is a word of wide signification; we speak of a goat-track on a mountain-side, a railroad-track, a race-track, the track of a comet; on a traveled road the line worn by regular passing of hoofs and wheels in either direction is called the track. A passage is between any two objects or lines of enclosure, a pass commonly between mountains. A driveway is within enclosed grounds, as of a private residence. A channel is a waterway. A thoroughfare is a way through; a road or street temporarily or permanently closed at any point ceases for such time to be a thoroughfare. Compare AIR; DIRECTION.

    Synonyms:
    alley, avenue, bridle-path, channel, course, driveway, highroad, highway, lane, pass, passage, passageway, path, pathway, road, roadway, route, street, track, way

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thoroughfarenoun

    a public road from one place to another

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. thoroughfarenoun

    Synonyms:
    passage (free from obstruction), street, road, way

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thoroughfare":

    street, rue

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How to use thoroughfare in a sentence?

  1. John Keats:

    The only means of strengthening one's intellect is to make up one's mind about nothing -- to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts.

Images & Illustrations of thoroughfare

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Translations for thoroughfare

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  • شارع رئيسيArabic
  • Durchgangsstraße, DurchfahrtGerman
  • λεωφόρος, δίοδος, πορθμόςGreek
  • gran rua, vía de comunicación, vía pública, pasaje, canalSpanish
  • vesitie, pääkatu, läpikulkutie, päätie, kulkureittiFinnish
  • grand-rue, passage, voie navigable, artère, voie principaleFrench
  • [[լայն]] [[փողոց]], անցում, [[ջրային]] [[ուղի]], [[բանուկ]] [[փողոց]]Armenian
  • 通路, 通り抜け, 大通り, 目抜き通りJapanese
  • doorgangsweg, doorgaande wegDutch
  • via pública, passagem, hidroviaPortuguese
  • оживлённая дорога, главная дорога, водный путь, водная магистраль, автомагистраль, канал, магистраль, автострада, оживлённая улица, проезд, проходRussian

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