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lane

lane

 
 
pronunciation:
leIn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a narrow passage, as between hedges, walls, or buildings.
synonyms:
path
similar words:
alley, alleyway, corridor, defile, footpath, passage, passageway, thoroughfare, walk, way
definition 2: a narrow country road or city street.
similar words:
alley, path, road, way
definition 3: a bounded or marked course, often parallel to other such courses, as for a line of vehicles on a highway or for a single swimmer or runner in a race.
similar words:
channel, course, track
definition 4: an air or sea route.
synonyms:
corridor
similar words:
air lane, airway, channel, route, skyway
definition 5: a narrow passage or opening in a crowd of people.
similar words:
channel, opening, passage, passageway, way
definition 6: a raised wooden passageway, bounded by gutters, along which a bowling ball is pitched; alley.
synonyms:
alley
definition 7: (pl.) a bowling establishment.
synonyms:
bowling alley
similar words:
alleys
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The words lane and lain sound alike but have different meanings.
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