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railroad

rail·road

railroad

 
 
pronunciation:
reIl rod
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a road of parallel steel rails upon which railway cars travel.
definition 2: the entire stock of trains, tracks, manpower, and equipment that constitute a rail transportation system.
similar words:
rail
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: railroaded, railroading, railroads
definition 1: (informal) to press or force through without due consideration.
They railroaded the resolution through the meeting.
definition 2: (informal) to accuse or convict (someone) unjustly, esp. with inadequate evidence.
definition 3: to transport on a railroad.