Definition of Detrain

1. Verb. Leave a train.

Generic synonyms: Get Off



Definition of Detrain

1. v. i. & t. To alight, or to cause to alight, from a railway train.

Definition of Detrain

1. Verb. (rail transport intransitive) To exit from a train; to disembark ¹

2. Verb. (rail transport transitive) to remove a passenger or passengers from a train; to evacuate passengers from a train. ¹

3. Verb. (context: of an athlete) to reduce one's training, particularly during the offseason, in preparation for a cycle of retraining. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Detrain

1. to get off a railroad train [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detrain

detractors
detractory
detractour
detractress
detractresses
detracts
detraditionalisation
detraditionalise
detraditionalised
detraditionalising
detraditionalization
detraditionalize
detraditionalized
detraditionalizes
detraditionalizing
detrain (current term)
detrained
detraining
detrainment
detrainments
detrains
detransitivise
detransitivize
detraque
detraques
detrect
detrected
detrecting
detrects
detrend

Literary usage of Detrain

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1. History of the Twenty-ninth Division, "Blue and Gray," 1917-1919 by John Abram Cutchins, George Scott Stewart (1921)
"Upon arrival in the new area, units of the division will detrain and march ... Should a unit detrain during daylight hours or be caught on the road at dawn, ..."

2. Studies in Minor Tactics, 1915 by Ernest Darius Scott (1918)
"HOLLY SPRINGS has compelled General B to detrain there. The regiment is retiring towards BIGLERVILLE. 1st Bn. and machine guns, as rear guard, ..."

3. Transportation of Troops and Materiel by Chauncey Brooke Baker (1905)
"If the fatigue details have been told off and assembled before the troops reach the point of detraining, they will detrain independently under the orders of ..."

4. Field Quartermaster's Handbook: Complete from a Company to a Division by Frank Hall Lawton, J. C. McArthur, Dempsey W. A. (1917)
"Upon arrival the officers and guards leave the cars, after which the commanding officer gives the order to detrain. Non-commissioned officers being placed ..."

5. Our Second Battalion: The Accurate and Authentic History of the Second by George W. Cooper (1920)
"Just before reaching this point, Captain Dunlap received orders that we would detrain at a point just east of Paris, where he would receive further orders. ..."

6. Report by Oregon Military Dept, Oregon, Oregon Adjutant-General's Office, Adjutant-General's Office, Military Dept (1911)
"Smith were to detrain at Montavilla and march to Russellville Turn, ... Bowman was instructed to detrain Companys H and K at the Section Line crossing and ..."

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