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road

road

 
 
pronunciation:
rod
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long, narrow course, with a smooth surface for vehicles and people to travel on from one place to another; street.
The town built a new road from the park to the lake.
synonyms:
highway, street
similar words:
drive, route, thoroughfare
definition 2: a way; course.
Many people feel that hard work is the road to success.
synonyms:
path, way
similar words:
approach, course, route
Homophone Note
The words road and rode (past tense of "ride") sound alike but have different meanings.
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