Definition of Training

1. Noun. Activity leading to skilled behavior.

2. Noun. The result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior). "A woman of breeding and refinement"
Exact synonyms: Breeding, Education
Generic synonyms: Upbringing
Derivative terms: Educate

Definition of Training

1. n. The act of one who trains; the act or process of exercising, disciplining, etc.; education.

Definition of Training

1. Verb. (present participle of train) ¹

2. Noun. action of the verb ''to train''. ¹

3. Noun. the activity of imparting and acquiring skills. ¹

4. Noun. the result of good social upbringing. ¹

5. Noun. (computing) the process by which two modems determine which protocol and speed to use; handshaking. ¹

6. Noun. (''voice recognition'') the recording of multiple samples of a user's voice to aid pattern recognition. ¹

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Definition of Training

1. systematic instruction [n -S]

Medical Definition of Training

1. The act of one who trains; the act or process of exercising, disciplining, etc.; education. Fan training, the operation of training fruit trees, grapevines, etc, so that the branches shall spread out laterally in a horizontal direction. Training day, a day on which a military company assembles for drill or parade. Training ship, a vessel on board of which boys are trained as sailors. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Training

trained nurse
trained reflex
trained worker
training (current term)
training analysis
training bra
training bras
training college
training group
training program
training school
training ship
training support
training table
training wheel
training wheels

Literary usage of Training

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Phi Delta Kappan by Phi Delta Kappa (1912)
"Guidance in Teacher training STUDENT guidance is one of the most difficult problems facing teacher- training institutions today. It is a fundamental error ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The first genuine effort for the professional training of teachers undertaken in the world was undoubtedly bv Jean-Baptiste de La Salle at Rheims in 1681. ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"G. von Horvath. map Scl Am 114:221 F 26 '16 Military training American school ... Outlook 113:578-9 Jl 12 '16 Business men on universal military training. ..."

4. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1898)
"The main points to be considered, therefore, in the subject of special training for children's librarians, are : 1. Personal fitness, including general ..."

5. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"The institution must have adequate facilities for instruction in all the subjects which experience shows to be necessary for the training of adequately ..."

6. Bulletin by Federal Board for Vocational Education, United States (1917)
"The advantage of training for disabled men in contradistinction to acceptance of immediate makeshift employment is argued by the department in a recent ..."

7. Oecd Economic Surveys by OECD Economic Surveys (2005)
"Encouraging labour training: The OECD experience OECD countries have a variety of fiscal and institutional mechanisms for encouraging labour training. ..."

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