To draw or drag along; trail.To draw by artifice, stratagem, persuasion, or the like; entice; allure.To bring into some desired course or state by means of some process of instruction and exercise.To make proficient or efficient, as in some art or profession, by instruction, exercise, or discipline; make proficient by instruction or drill: as, to train nurses; to train soldiers.To tame or render docile; exercise m the performance of certain tasks or tricks: as, to train dogs or monkeys.To fit by proper exercise and regimen for the performance of some feat; render capable of enduring the strain incident to a contest of any kind, by a course of suitable exercise, regimen, etc.; put in suitable condition, as for a race, by preparatory exercise, etc.: as, to train a boat's crew for a race.To give proper or some particular shape or direction to by systematic manipulation or extension; specifically, in gardening, to extend the branches of, as on a wall, espalier, etc.To bring to bear; direct or aim carefully: as, to train a gun upon a vessel or a fort.Synonyms To school, habituate, inure. See instruction.To be attracted or lured.To exercise; impart proficiency by practice and use; drill; discipline.To fit one's self for the performance of some feat by preparatory regimen and exercise.To be under training, as a recruit for the army; be drilled for military service.To travel by train or by rail: sometimes with an indefinite it.To consort with; be on familiar terms with: as, I don't train with that crowd. Compare def. 4.To romp; carry on.n. That which is drawn along behind, or which forms the hinder part; a trail.n. The tail of a comet or of a meteorn. The tail of a bird, especially when long, large, or conspicuous. See cuts under Argus, peafowl, Phaëthon, Phasianus, Promerops, Terpsiphone, and Trogonidæ.n. That part of the carriage of a field-gun which rests upon the ground when the gun is unlimbered or in position for firing; the trail.n. A following; a body of followers or attendants; a retinue.n. A succession of connected things or events; a series: as, a train of circumstances.n. In machinery, a set of wheels, or wheels and pinions in series, through which motion is transmitted consecutively: as, the train of a watch (that is, the wheels intervening between the barrel and the escapement); the going-train of a clock (that by which the hands are turned); the striking-train (that by which the striking part is actuated).n. In metal-working, two or more pairs of connected rolls in a rolling-mill worked as one system; a set of rolls used in rolling various metals, especially puddled iron and steel; a roll-train.n. A connected line of carriages, cars, or wagons moving or intended to be moved on a railway.n. A string or file of animals on the march.n. A line of combustible material to lead fire to a charge or mine: same as squib, 2.n. A company in order; a procession.n. Suitable or proper sequence, order, or arrangement; course; process: as, everything is now in train for a settlement.n. A kind of sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, etc.n. The lure used to recall a hawk.n. Something intended to allure or entice; wile; stratagem; artifice; a plot or scheme.n. A snare; net; trap; ambush.n. Treason; treachery; deceit.n. A train limited to first-class passengers.n. Same as train-oil.