English Thesaurus

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  1. roadway, street, highway, motorway, track, direction, route, path, lane, avenue, artery, pathway, carriageway, thoroughfare, course, ice road (Canadian) • There was very little traffic on the roads.
  2. way, course, direction, route, path • on the road to recovery
  3. (nautical)=  roadstead, anchorage

'road' in Other Languages

  • British English: road A road is a long piece of hard ground built between two places so that people can drive or ride easily from one to the other.There was very little traffic on the roads.rəʊd NOUN
  • Arabic: طَرِيق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rodovia
  • Chinese: 道路
  • Croatian: cesta
  • Czech: silnice
  • Danish: vej
  • Dutch: weg
  • European Spanish: carretera
  • Finnish: tie
  • French: route
  • German: Straße
  • Greek: δρόμος
  • Italian: strada
  • Japanese: 道路
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: vei
  • Polish: droga
  • Portuguese: estrada
  • Romanian: drum drumuri
  • Russian: дорога
  • Spanish: carretera
  • Swedish: väg
  • Thai: ถนน
  • Turkish: yol
  • Ukrainian: дорога
  • Vietnamese: con đường


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