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road

road

 
 
pronunciation:
rod
phrases:
one for the road, on the road
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long, narrow course, with a smooth and often paved surface, made for the passage of vehicles and people; street; highway.
synonyms:
highway, street
similar words:
drive, route, thoroughfare
definition 2: a way; course.
the road to happiness
synonyms:
avenue, path, way
similar words:
approach, career, channel, course, route
definition 3: an offshore area where ships can anchor.
synonyms:
roadstead
phrase: one for the road
phrase: on the road
Homophone Note
The words road and rode (past tense of "ride") sound alike but have different meanings.
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