What is the meaning of training?


  • Activity leading to skilled behavior.
  • The result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior. )
    • usage: "a woman of breeding and refinement"


  • Create by training and teaching.
    • usage: "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"
  • Undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession.
    • usage: "She is training to be a teacher"; "He trained as a legal aid"
  • Develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control.
    • usage: "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained"
  • Educate for a future role or function.
    • usage: "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior"
  • Teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment.
    • usage: "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"
  • Point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.
    • usage: "Please don't aim at your little brother"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent"
  • Teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to. , as in sports)
    • usage: "He is training our Olympic team"; "She is coaching the crew"
  • Exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition.
    • usage: "She is training for the Olympics"
  • Cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it.
    • usage: "train the vine"
  • Travel by rail or train.
    • usage: "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg"
  • Drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground.
    • usage: "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her"
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APAWordNet. (2010). training. Retrieved June 25, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/training/definitions/1192566
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