Synonyms for training

Grammar : Noun
Spell : trey-ning
Phonetic Transcription : ˈtreɪ nɪŋ

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Définition of training

Origin :
  • early 14c., "a drawing out, delay," later "trailing part of a skirt" (mid-15c.), also "retinue, procession" (mid-15c.), from Old French train (fem. traine), from trainer "to pull, draw," from Vulgar Latin *traginare, extended from *tragere "to pull," back-formation from tractus, past participle of Latin trahere "to pull, draw" (see tract (n.1)).
  • Train of thought first attested 1650s. The railroad sense is recorded from 1820 (publication year, dated 1816), from notion of a "train" of wagons or carriages pulled by a mechanical engine.
  • noun preparation
Example sentences :
  • The training by her father, too, had been of a superior kind.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • These children, grown up, knew no other methods of training.
  • Extract from : « A Treatise on Parents and Children » by George Bernard Shaw
  • Mark my word, Miss Harrison, she'll never finish her training; she'll marry him.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Dr. Ed says Max wants you to give up your training and marry him now.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The first includes all the force of discipline and training.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • Menon talked gaily about their journey, the games to-morrow, Creon's training.
  • Extract from : « Buried Cities, Part 2 » by Jennie Hall
  • During the past months they had been living here, training for the games.
  • Extract from : « Buried Cities, Part 2 » by Jennie Hall
  • Here Creon and the other boys spent a month in training before the games.
  • Extract from : « Buried Cities, Part 2 » by Jennie Hall
  • In this large open court the gladiators had their training and practice.
  • Extract from : « Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae » by Jennie Hall
  • My poor White Knight, are five years of training wasted on you?
  • Extract from : « The Gentleman From Indiana » by Booth Tarkington

Antonyms for training

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